Education is central to growth and development. It is one of the most important investments a nation can make in its people and its future, and this is critical to reducing poverty and inequality. There is more to education than reading, writing, and arithmetic. Education is very crucial to development. It is a powerful tool for empowering individuals in ways like reducing poverty and improving health, gender equality, peace, and stability.
Nigeria’s literacy rate is estimated at 61% with a large number of out-of-school children and young adults with limited literacy and numeracy skills who have little hope of ever joining the formal workforce. Education indicators are poor nationwide and in the continent.
Even when children complete school, they often do so without acquiring basic skills necessary for work and life. This is particularly detrimental when unemployment is high and labor markets are demanding more skilled and agile workforces than ever before. We therefore plan to, with your support, provide solutions to these various educational problems