|Let's keep focused!|
In the last couple of days, we have heard that the nationwide census will take place on 5th December and that all schools, colleges and other learning institutions will once again shut for 2 weeks. Why? Because the teachers will be employed by the authorities to undertake the census itself.
Every time schools shut the routine is lost, children get caught up in survival activities that take them away from their studies often forever, girls get pregnant, learning time is lost etc etc etc
To us, it is obvious that the solutions to Sierra Leone's problems are nearly all to be found in protecting and investing in real education. Apparently, there are not so many who share our view.....
In EducAid, we have kept our exam students engaged throughout all the other school shutdowns and have worked hard to protect all the children's chances of achieving their full potential. They are in the small, lucky minority.
If you are interested in finding out more about EducAid's work with vulnerable young Sierra Leoneans, please go to www.educaid.org.uk
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