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Education

In the Anosy Region, where SEED Madagascar works, children don't have much chance of completing primary school. In fact, half of all school aged children have never even been to primary school, let alone graduated or attended middle or high school. State funding for education has dropped by 86% in the years since the political crisis (2009) and as a result, government-provided infrastructure has been severely limited, the number of paid teachers has declined, and teacher training is now almost non-existent.

Out of 100 children that start primary school, only 35 enrol in middle school

UNICEF, 2013

Through our education projects SEED Madagascar aims to tackle this shortfall by building new schools, repairing existing buildings, providing furniture and facilities to schools which don't have enough, and supporting teachers to teach. SEED Madagascar’s assistance with infrastructure and educational projects is highly sought after. Members of our Project Development and Construction teams work together with local government and communities to implement education projects throughout the region, with help from international volunteers on our Pioneer and English Teaching programmes.

Current projects

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Sekoly

Our ongoing school construction and repair project, providing classrooms, furniture, wells, latrines and more throughout Anosy region.

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Serasera pilot

Enhancing English language provision and expanding employment opportunities through the production and distribution of bespoke English language media resources.

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Fanaka

Providing vital desks and benches to public schools in Fort Dauphin and surrounding area so children don’t have to study on the floor.

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Seeking funding

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Mampianatra

Enhancing the provision of English teaching to support sustainable livelihoods, through the delivery of English lessons to high school students and training sessions with English teachers.

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An English lesson in progress.

Fidirana

Increasing job-specific English language skills for key groups in the Fort Dauphin district, expanding individual opportunities and contributing to wider development and poverty alleviation.

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