Why It Matters
There are about 61 million children—or one out of every 10—in the world without access to education. And roughly 49 percent of those children are predicted to never enter a school.
More than 95 percent of the children without access to education live in the developing world. For families living in poverty, the quest for education presents itself as a double-edge sword: Not only is school too expensive, but their families need more field-work help to provide income, or help gathering water for the family.
Who It Affects
96 percent of children in our schools have passed their exams and are able to access further education.
All of the students passed their national high school entrance exams.
Now, years later, 53 percent of children in our communities have access to every school supply they need, and we are continuing to help the remaining children access supplies.
Today, 95 percent of children in our communities have access to education, and we are working to heighten our reach outside of our current communities.
With a community effort to expand options for education, more than 40 percent now have access to adequate schooling.
Kids from a number of Outreach’s partner communities in Bolivia have been focusing on "field studies" recently, maintaining their schools' greenhouses to explore the nuances of crop cultivation, do some light gardening, and pose for some of the...
Haiti_SchoolAfter Haiti's earthquake thousands of children were left with nowhere to get a proper education.
India_EducationIn India, only about half of all children enrolled in primary school go on to begin high school.
Zambia_SchoolIn rural Zambia, school buildings and supplies are few and far between for the many impoverished children.