Girls' Education

Girl Most Likely to: Rise Up in Support of Education

After her father was severely burned when their family home caught fire, Ana Cecilia, age 15, faced great hardship. Her father could not work for several months and the family struggled to stay together, but the tight-knit community of rural San Isidro, Honduras rallied behind them.

Mom Most Likely To: Help Girls Flourish

In Kamonyi district in southern Rwanda, Annonciata Umukundwa stands full of pride outside the village early childhood development center for 3 to 6 year old children.

Girl Most Likely To: Become a Teacher, Despite the Odds

Eulalia Ely Quispe Halanocca lives in Puno, Peru at the top of a mountain with her parents and six brothers. Her mother Maruja  is a housewife and her father Edwin is an alpaca shepherd.

Moms Most Likely To: Change the Whole Village

Matongwe is the name of a Mothers Group in Suza zone in Malawi. Matongwe is one of several groups that have taken an increasingly active role in supporting the students and school in their village. Mothers Group members have many activities.

Barriers to Education

Children are naturally hungry to learn, but face daunting barriers to attending school, especially girls. CARE works to address the roots of those impediments as a way to increase learning opportunities.

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