Education and Youth

This sector aims to improve quality education for all children and enhance youth participation and leadership in national development. The sector focuses on promoting, through advocacy, the education of female children by helping to overcome existing religious, cultural and economic obstacles.  The sector also encourages functional literacy for women and youth thereby enabling them acquire useful life skills and gainful employment.  In addition, the promotion of early childhood care and development is a key focal area for support. Teacher training particularly for female teachers is also supported.