A total of 10,936 (5,468 boys and 5,468 girls) who were at risk of being drop outs and out of school benefitted from cash assistance in the academic year of 2017/18.
During 2016/17 academic year 116 Syrian refugees and asylum seekers received DAFI tertiary education scholarship. By December 2017, additional 104 young Syrian refugees and asylum seekers benefitted from DAFI scholarship, which makes the total number of scholarships provided 220.
Since August 25 2017, Bangladesh has seen an unprecedented arrival of Rohingya refugees fleeing targeted violence and serious human rights abuses in Myanmar’s Rakhine State. Among the estimated total of 866,000 refugees that have crossed the border (living in 194,603 households), 55% of this population are children.
This assessment is a consolidated effort of the Ministry of General Education and Instruction (MoGEI), the Education Cluster Unit and Cluster partners towards determining the impact of the most recent conflict, economic crisis, food insecurity and cholera epidemic on children’s education in South Sudan.
83,000 refugee children are aged 3-17 years as of Nov 2017:
73,000 (88%) refugee children are enrolled in formal or non-formal education programs.
10,000 (12%) refugee children have no access to any form of education.