Education for children in Chittagong Hill Tracts

Country: 
Bangladesh
Region: 
Chittagong Hill Tracts
Status: 
Ongoing
Donor(s): 
Foundation UNESCO- Education for Children in Need
Project Description: 

HOPE'87 Bangladesh has launched four community-based primary schools, in cooperation withe th local partner NGO "Khotowain" and with the financial support of the Foundation UNESCO- Education for Children in Need. 

120 children of the indigenous Mrou community are attending these schools and are provided with school uniforms, badges, pens, books, paper notebooks, black boards, and necessary educational material. 

Each school is equipped with musical instruments as well as sports materials for the children.

Project Background: 

Education is considered one of the key factors for improved livelihood in Bandarban District, Chittagong Hill Tracts. However, school attendance rates in the district are remarkably low.