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Identification and Integration of Out-of-School Children

Identification and Integration of Out-of-School Children

Summary: The program links out-of-school children (OOSC) with appropriate existing educational programs by using local actors (community members, civil society, and government) to populate databases that identify and match OOSC with available educational programs. --- Problem the program addresses: El Salvador is considered one of the most violent countries in the world with more than 6,300 homicides recorded between 2005 and 2013, primarily attributed to gang violence. In 2011, 12.2% of adolescents between ages 14 and 17 were neither working or studying, many of them involved in violence due to social exclusion, inequalities, and early exposure to violence. Such early exposure increases the risk of children and youth reverting to the ...

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Identification and Integration of Out-of-School Children

The program links out-of-school children (OOSC) with appropriate existing educational programs by using local actors (community members, civil society, and government) to populate databases that id...

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  • Description of Scale and Reach

    The program is currently working in four municipalities: San Salvador, San Marcos, San Martin, and Santo Tomás, and plans to continue scaling by supporting more children/youth in these areas access educational opportunities.

  • Countries

    El Salvador