FAWE Centres of Excellence
Summary: FAWE's two Centres of Excellence (COE) in Kenya are a part of a larger group of 19 schools that provide gender-sensitive school management and teacher training and implement gender-sensitive curriculum. --- FAWE was established to advocate for and empower women through skills and education. To ensure retention and completion, FAWE developed the Centres of Excellence (COE) based at selected government schools in an effort to provide a conducive learning environment for girls to successfully complete their education. The two schools in Kenya are part of a larger group of 19 COE across Africa. The two Centers in Kenya are in partnership with Athwana High School and AIC Girls Primary Kajiado and include various components aimed at...
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Description of Scale and Reach
The first Centre of Excellence, AIC Girls Kajiado was established in 1999 to provide conducive learning and teaching environment for girls rescued from or threatened by early marriages and other cultural practices. The second COE, Athwana secondary school in Meru was started in 2003.
Kenya, Zambia, Uganda, Togo, The Gambia, Tanzania, Rwanda, Namibia, Madagascar, Guinea, Comoros, Chad, Burkina Faso