According to UNICEF Progress Report 2016, there are an estimated 33 million primary and lower secondary out-of-school children in South Asia in 2016. This is despite the governments succeeding in making tremendous progress in terms of increasing enrolment rates. However, the quality of education is compromised. As per the Annual Status Of Education Report (ASER) of India 2016, among rural children of age 10, only 26% could do a simple arithmetic operation. The proportion of children in Standard III who are able to read at least Standard I level text is only 42.5%. About 40% of children are not taught in a language they speak or understand.
In Nepal, the primary education scenario took great strides from a meager enrolment of 64 % in 1990 to an impressive 95 % in 2015. However, it took a serious setback in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake in 2015. Over 6,000 schools were destroyed, leaving educators, students, and their families reeling.
OUR EDUCATION PROGRAMMES ARE IMPACTING 1,04,494 SCHOOL GOING CHILDREN including 52,138 Girl Children, 3117 teachers, 453 Mothers’ Committees with 5318 members in 885 schools
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