Comment from the Ambassador
The purpose of this project is to improve the standard of education provided to the students welcomed in Moanoghar school in Rengamati.
Social and political turmoil combined with the region’s chronic underdevelopment and mountainous topography have contributed to making the Chittagong Hill Tracts region one of the poorest regions in Bangladesh with the lowest literacy rate in the country and the highest drop-out rate from primary school.
Moanoghar is the largest children’s charity in the greater Chittagong Hill Tracts regions. At present, there are 1,100 children in the Moanoghar School and they are provided with free or highly subsidized education. The children come from the remote communities where basic education facilities are non-existent and the parents are too poor to afford education for their children. Approximately, 48% of the children are girls.
Although the passing rates at the Moanoghar School are between 75% to 80%, many children fail in national level Senior School Certificate examination in some selected subjects: English, Mathematics and Sciences (physics, chemistry, and biology).
To improve academic performance at the school, Moanoghar needs to recruit additional teaching staff and implement specific training/capacity building for all the teachers. Project co-financed by Luciole Foundation
Impact / Main indicators
An impact assessment is not yet possible. Expected results include:
• Increase in resources via teachers and programmes
• Increase of the pass rates
• Improve grade averages
Moanoghar School in Rengamati, Eastern Hilltracts, Bangladesh