EDUCATION AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

In the coming strategic years, DASSC will continue targeting vulnerable and disadvantaged children (both pre-school and school age). The Commission will work with community institutions, local NGOs and government bodies to achieve the mission. The program will give a stronger attention for children with special needs. Special Needs Education (Scaling up its existing schools in terms of quality), vocational skills development among unemployed youth, enhancing quality education with due emphasis for girls’ education, and improving the livelihoods of OVCs are the key focus areas.Program Goal: Improve the wellbeing and productivity of children and youth through rehabilitation, protection and provision of quality and inclusive education.

Strategic Objectives

SO1: Improve the lives of Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) to grow to productive adulthood

 SO2: Improve wellbeing of children with special needs

SO3: Empower unemployed youth through vocational skills

  SO4: Enhance girls’ education

SO5: Enhance quality of education in church and community run schools

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