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
government-run classrooms using our approach
parents and guardians engaged
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 17, 2023 Boston, Massachusetts – The Luminos Fund, an international nonprofit bringing education opportunities to the world's most vulnerable children, is delighted to welcome two new board members who will help shape and scale the...
In a new podcast series from American Public Media Reports, Sold a Story: How Teaching Kids to Read Went So Wrong, journalist Emily Hanford highlights one of the longest-running education debates in the U.S. – how do we teach children how to read? While this might seem relevant only to education experts in the U.S., there are similarly fierce battles in the global education space, and we can all draw important lessons for education policies and practices.
Read the full report summary ↑In 2016, the Luminos Fund launched its accelerated, catch-up learning program in Liberia to help address the country’s urgent education needs – including one of the world’s highest recorded rates of out-of-school children. To date,...
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