In areas that lack quality school options.
In rural areas, nearby school options for all students are limited. The most affordable schools are often overcrowded and are without basic materials or support.
In areas with unreliable access to schooling.
Where schools are available, the barriers to attendance often prove insurmountable for families. Many rural students struggle to afford the tuition, clothing, and materials needed for success in school – especially girls.
In areas with a vulnerable economy.
Most families live on 50 cents per day. They depend on subsistence farming; however, scarcity of farmland means more than half of young people are unemployed.