Education changes lives. It is a human right.
The Hope Foundation believes that education is the passport out of poverty. It is the key to building an independent, successful life.
Education offers street and slum children a chance to escape poverty, to enjoy better health and to live longer. It means that more children live free from exploitation and childhood can be a time of fun and learning.
HOPE believes that education is critical for the development of society and for enabling those have been excluded to become included in mainstream society.
HOPE’s Holistic Education Projectstarted in 2007 and provides support to the poorest and most vulnerable children. The programme also works with community groups to raise awareness about the benefits of sending children to school.
HOPE and its partners run pre-schools for first generation learners, that is, the children of parents who have had little or no schooling.
We also have Coaching Centres where support is provided to children going to mainstream primary and secondary schools. These centres provide homework support, nutritious meals, counselling, extra tuition and recreational activities. This helps children to progress through school and cuts down on drop-out rates.
HOPE is hugely committed to education.
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