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Empowering the poorest communities to end child poverty

Education

Many children in the communities we work in cannot go to school. We provide help in the following ways;

  • Tuition classes for orphans and other children who may have missed schooling

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  • Girls clubs – there is a high dropout rate amongst girls in Ethiopia, girl’s clubs provide them with an opportunity to support each other, discuss issues of concern and educate teachers about the challenges girl’s face at school and home

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  • Provide orphan children with school uniforms and materials such as books and pencils
  • Alternative Basic Education for street children – classes that operate either early morning or in the evening for street children who have to work on the streets during the day

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  • Adult Functional literacy (AFL) – the majority of adults are unable to read or write, most having left school at an early age. Our AFL approach enables adults to learn at a time convenient to them and in a way that helps them to engage more with their children’s education. Many of the adults have been helped to run small businesses and so the classes assist them with learning skills relevant to the success of their enterprise.
  • School support – most of the schools that serve the communities we work with are extremely under resourced lacking even the most basic of materials. Partners for Change provides equipment and teacher training. We have also started early years education classes in schools

You can help

£10   will enable a child to attend a tuition class and catch up with their learning

£150   will keep a girl’s club running for one year