In Madagascar, a Community Rises Above Adversity

Report
from World Bank
Published on 12 Sep 2013 View Original

STORY HIGHLIGHTS

  • The Anketa-bas primary school, flooded after Cyclone Haruna swept through the city of Toliara in February 2013, was cleaned and disinfected in a community rehabilitation project financed by the World Bank

  • Working without pay after the hurricane, the six community teachers continued to teach until the end of the school year

  • Despite these hardships, the success rate on tests at the end of the primary school cycle was 23 percentage points higher than the previous year’s