The Need for Edeyo’s Work |
The extent of underdeveloped educational infrastructure in Haiti threatens to persist for the foreseeable future. A recent United Nations report reviewing progress on the Millennium Development Goals cited Haiti – along with Somalia – as one of the two worst nations in which to be a school-aged child. High quality, no-cost, private, secular schools are sorely needed if the nation is to repair its intellectual infrastructure. In an area like Bel Air, children without education are vulnerable to gang affiliation and violence.
Snapshot of the Education sector in Haiti: