Economic dependence on South Africa, severe drought, and a prolonged civil war have slowed Mozambique’s development.
With current political stability, economic growth and an abundance of natural resources, many doors are opening for work. Sadly, the lack of education perpetuates a void of educated workers and prevents locals from equitably benefiting from foreign investment.
Currently only 1% of girls go on to college, 70% of women in Mozambique are illiterate, and 66% of primary school students graduate without proper reading, writing, and math skills.
CouldYou?’s literacy initiative is working towards an equitable, low-cost, and transformational solution.