Ange Kamugisha, Education Liaison Officer, Rwanda
I cannot imagine the sadness of watching my child grow up without the chance to go to school, learn to read and write, or have opportunities to achieve her potential.
And yet, here in my native Rwanda, each time I meet an out-of-school child, I feel a measure of that sadness.
Lack of access to basic, quality primary education is one of the root causes of extreme poverty, and disproportionately affects girls: the majority of the world’s 72 million out-of-school children are girls. Read the rest of this entry »