Mbawah and other children in the English speaking part of Cameroon are tired of staying at home for almost a year and want to go back to school. He is unable to return to school due to the current anglophone crisis that closed down schools since November 2016.The project will create home schools and support 200 children like Mbawah to learn at home and gives them the opportunity to become better adults, earn good wages, educate children of their own, and contribute to develop their community
Schools have remain closed in the English-speaking regions of Cameroon for almost a year due to protests staged by teachers and lawyers which is very devastating for children of school-going age in the two regions. The recently released of final year exams results showed a drastic drop in the percentage of marks obtained by pupils in the two regions, bears testimony to the negative impact of the unfortunate closure of schools. Teachers and Children age 5 -12 years will benefit from the project.
While uncertainty looms over school resumption in the NW and SW regions, CISEGD will recruit 10 qualified home school Teachers to provide quality education to at least 200 children in the 10 pilot communities of Batibo Sub Division .These children will be taught using the curriculum provided by the Ministry of basic education that will permit them participate in any public exams.Didactic materials and other study needs will be provided to support these children learn in a conducive home school.
The impact of education to the individual child and society at large cannot be over-emphasized considering that education is a human right and the foundation for the growth and development of the full potentials of every child, and is a tool for the empowerment of less privileged groups and the elevation from a life of poverty. The project will directly benefit 10 teachers and 200 children who will become better adults and contribute to the development of their society,nation and the World.