Boosting Quality Education for Girls in the Shabunda District
Summary: Boosting Quality Education for Girls in the Shabunda District of the DRC uses school performance-based financing to improve and increase the educational quality, transparency, and accountability of schools to parents while strengthening enrollment, retention, and learning outcomes. --- In the Shabunda District of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, schools rely heavily on financial contributions from parents due to extremely low public expenditures in the education system. In such an impoverished area, this is becoming an increasingly strong issue especially in regards to providing female students quality access to education. Boosting Quality Education for Girls is seeking to prove that with the combination of performance-ba...
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Description of Scale and Reach
This program originally worked in primary schools, but has since expanded to include secondary schools.
Democratic Republic of the Congo