Education indicators in South Sudan were extremely concerning prior to the outbreak of the current civil war. According to the South Sudan Ministry of Education’s 2011 Statistical Yearbook and 2013 Education and Management Information System (EMIS):
73% of men and 84% of women above 15 years of age were illiterate.
60% of teachers were untrained or their qualifications were not known.
Three out of five school-age children were not enrolled in primary school.
196,741 Children targeted for EiE support in Salah al-Din in 2017
14,672 Children reached so far with EiE support in Salah al-Din
768 Classrooms rehabilitated in Salah al-Din
60,758 Boys & girls (3-17 years) benefitting from formal classroom rehabilitation
GPS coordinates: 36.79687 - 42.96181
Sub district: Shariya
Camp population: 16,437 [16 Feb 2017]
School-aged children: 5893
GPS coordinates: 37.0603 - 42.618683
Sub district: Batel
Camp population: 14,762 [16 Feb 2017]
School-aged children: 4,717