Mali: The Principal and Head of Studies for the BuildOn, Mali school were appointed by the Ministry of Education. The pair arrived to Bla, hired a premiere team of teachers and worked with the Regional Assembly to purchase supplies. Currently, there are 75 students assigned to the school – 31% of which are girls. The school administration is focused on developing innovative ways to keep girls in secondary school and improve the community’s passing rates for the examination that allows students to enter into secondary school.
Malawi: In the year since buildOn built ten new schools, enrollment has increased by 33% (total of 5,900 students) and 52% of students are female. 7 of the 10 schools are hosting adult literacy classes and 74% of the participants are women. Read more here.