We’ve developed a system of indicators that allows us to obtain updates on the conditions of the 19 schools we serve, helping us identify the most urgent needs to focus our efforts on each year as we strive to keep the schools at the highest possible levels.
The information we’ve collected since 2013 shows that both infrastructure and furniture are in poor condition, which negatively impacts the quality of education received by children and youth in the area. Through these indicators it has also become clear that five communities in the area lack schools — their students must walk to a neighboring community to receive classes.
We’ve benefited 2,200 students
We’ve trained 68 teachers
We’ve improved 10 schools with desks and blackboards
We’ve built 3 new schools
Furthermore, wood-saving stoves have been installed for the preparation of breakfast and school snacks in the 19 schools.
Another priority is access to health services, which is lacking in many schools and limited in others. We’ve installed compost latrines in some of these educational centers, improving conditions for more than 2,145 students.
Additionally, according to data from our most recent diagnostic study, there are 10 local schools that lack access to water. In collaboration with the German Embassy and with the support of the communities, we will install rainwater collection systems in these schools throughout 2019.