The recent economic downturn has been extremely detrimental to families that were already impoverished and vulnerable. School supplies are too expensive for these families, and as a result, many children do not attend school. This is especially problematic since, according to UNICEF, approximately 26% of children in Armenia are in poverty.
School Kits will enable more children to attend school and allow their families to spend their money on other basic needs.
Partner name: Counterpart International
Estimated number of recipients: 15,360
Departure date: September 19, 2013
Estimated arrival date: TBA
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