In Madagascar, one in four children aged 6–10 does not attend primary school and one in three children aged 11–14 does not attend lower secondary school. Let Us Learn is an integrated education program that is creating opportunities for vulnerable and excluded children, particularly girls, in Madagascar to realize their right to an education in a secure and protective environment.
By providing vulnerable girls with opportunities to realize their right to an education in a secure and protective environment, Let Us Learn aims to reduce poverty and ultimately empower Madagascar’s next generation of female leaders. The program will be implemented in the Androy and Atsimo Andrefana regions and will support children as they transition from primary to lower secondary school.
UNICEF’s Let Us Learn is an integrated education program that is creating opportunities for vulnerable and excluded children, particularly girls, in Madagascar. The project is focused on reaching out-of-school children, expanding girls’ education and improving quality outcomes for learners.
From 2016 through 2020 Zonta International contributed US$2,000,000 to UNICEF USA to support the Let Us Learn Madagascar project. In 2020, Zonta International announced an additional commitment of US$500,000 to support Phase III. Specific objectives are to:
Read a detailed project description to find out more about the progress and achievements of this successful partnership between UNICEF USA and Zonta International. Read the 2018-2020 project description.
Read blog posts with updates, thoughts and reflections from an April 2019 visit to Let Us Learn Madagascar project sites in southern Madagascar.
Secondary school teacher uses posters provided by UNICEF to successfully teach students | A4
Let Us Learn Madagascar Project Update | A4
Without the catch-up class, I would have had to stop school
Let Us Learn Madagascar Site Visit
Let Us Learn beneficiaries represent their region at youth summit
Let Us Learn participants make their voices heard through videos
Let Us Learn Madagascar | German | Japanese
2020-2022 Project Description
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