UNICEF Madagascar’s Let Us Learn program focuses on investing in education as an important step toward creating a more equitable society where boys and girls have equal opportunities to thrive.
UNICEF partner Zonta International has supported the Let Us Learn program since 2016, enabling UNICEF to expand this important education initiative, addressing major issues facing Madagascar’s most disadvantaged children. The partnership has helped UNICEF reach thousands of Malagasy children with education support.
Let Us Learn Madagascar takes a system-strengthening approach to ensure lasting improvements in education in the country. In Madagascar, 1 in 4 children ages 6 to 10 does not attend primary school, and 1 in 3 children ages 11 to 14 does not attend secondary school.
Let Us Learn's priorities are to ensure that more children — particularly girls who are more likely than boys to drop out after primary school — have access to post-primary education and stay in school, and to ensure that Madagascar’s education system has the capacity to offer quality teaching for enhanced learning outcomes.
In past years the program has provided: