AT AGE 11, BETELEHEM IS FINALLY STARTING SCHOOL
After many years farming alongside her family, Betelehem was given a second chance at education through the Luminos Fund.
million primary-school-aged children are out of school around the world
of children in low-income countries cannot read by age 10
of children were not reached by any education during COVID-19 school closures
Millions of children are shut out of school due to global crisis, poverty, and discrimination.
Our award-winning programs ensure the world’s most vulnerable children get a chance to experience joyful learning.
Luminos runs catch-up education programs
children given a second chance education
of graduates transition to government school
more likely to complete primary school than their peers
Students learn how to learn
Literacy in 10 months
Centered in a holistic approach
local young adults trained as teachers
government-run classrooms using our approach
parent engagement and mothers' savings groups
Where we work
In The Gambia, Luminos is advising
the national government on bringing
out-of-school children back to learning
and enhancing the national curriculum.
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