FENPS runs 40 schools which host over 21,000 children (48% girls) across Somali regions. This project complements FENPS activities, and improves access to life-saving quality education for additional 500 school children from internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Somalia. The project focuses on rehabilitation and expansion of public schools, establishing of 10 twin gender responsive latrines together with provision of hygiene promotion supplies, learning and teaching materials.
The impacts of droughts and conflict crisis have worsened the living conditions of internally displaced persons-IDPs in Somalia. 2.6 million Somalis are IDPs, and live in makeshift homes at IDP camps with limited basic services. Of those, 1 million are children of school going age. These children encounter different barriers to education and protection such as lack of adequate learning, exploitation, abuse and more. This project will affect 500 children who reside at IDP settlements in Somalia.
Sensitization community about the importance of education to improve enrollment and retention of 500 crisis affected children in schools through rehabilitation and expansion of public schools with inclusive and gender responsive materials. Conducting protection awareness sessions for 500 crisis affected children, and provides them with learning and teaching materials and safe drinking water. FENPS also trains teachers in pedagogy, hygiene promotion processes, gender and psycho-social support.
Enrollment and retention of 500 vulnerable children from internally displaced families will improve. The 5000 children benefit from learning and teaching materials and to enhance their capacity of literacy and numeracy skills. The 500 children will participate in hygiene promotion and recreational activities in schools to improve their health well-being. The Project will enable 500 children to finish 1 complete primary school year.
This project has provided additional documentation in a DOCX file (projdoc.docx).