As the new school year begins in Madagascar, we take a look at the difficulties of paying school fees and uniform costs which can often exceed your salary - even for just one child - and one solution we're employing at SEED Madagascar.
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With Ranomafana Lycée (high school) finished, we look at what's been achieved and the legacy of SEED's former staff member, Dadah.
We recently broke ground on our latest school construction project at Ranomafana, a very isolated rural commune. Ranomafana School is the only upper education facility within an 80km radius, yet it does not have its own school building. Our team reflect on the motivation for the project.
How do you get kids to wash their hands? The answer might be to ‘nudge’ them into. At Lanirano Primary School, we’ve constructed handwashing 'nudges' along with a new latrine block and handwashing facilities. Project development officer Millie explains what they are in this blog.
As part of our #WomenOfSEED series we interviewed Madame Fleur, ex-primary school teacher and invaluable supporter of our school building projects.