Noon Meal Improves Girls' Learning in Burkina Faso

by Friends of Burkina Faso (FBF)
Vetted
Jul 20, 2006

2006 student achievement results

The College Modern de l’Amitie (CMA) reports the following results from their first year of operation: 71% of students qualified to go on to the next year of studies, 22% will repeat their first year, and 7% will be oriented toward other forms of training. These are excellent results for the CMA’s first year of operation. They represent twice the success rate of public middle schools in the region. It is anticipated that with the provision of school lunches next year, 90% of students will succeed in passing qualifying exams. Children need a minimum of nutrition in order to concentrate in school. The CMA is counting on your generous support so that it may provide school lunches next year.

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  • Nora & Christopher Roy
    Nora & Christopher Roy This is a great way to learn that the project is working. Thanks!
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  • Dennis
    Dennis How much does one lamb cost?
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  • pandamonium55555
    pandamonium55555 its my belief that gender bias is practiced and reinforced in most global cultures. I also believe that one of the most important cultural dynamics that contribute to that bias is because women give birth, and become more vulnerable in their society as their pregnancy advances. It is imperetive that these women be given... Read more »
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Friends of Burkina Faso (FBF)

Location: Chester, CA - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.friendsofburkinafaso.org/​
Project Leader:
Suzanne Plopper
Project Manager, Girls' Education Project
Chester, CA United States

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