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For the Kids, For the Culture
WE BELIEVE THAT CHILDREN ARE THE FUTURE
In Liberia, and throughout Africa, kids are required to wear school uniforms in order to attend free public schools.
When parents can’t afford uniforms, they often just keep some or all of their kids at home. The struggle is real.
The lack of uniforms is one of many contributing factors to Liberia’s low school enrollment rate. According to the World Bank, only about 41% of Liberian children are enrolled in school.
WE BELIEVE WE CAN HELP
Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Techonology (MIT) did a study and found that donating school uniforms to children in Kenya increased both attendance by up to 62% and their test scores by 0.25 standard deviations.
Also, for every three young girls who received a donated school uniform, two would delay their first pregnancy.