UNICEF Bolsters Mozambican Education Sector

    UNICEF will provide $2.5 million each year to an education scheme in Mozambique, an official of the agency said on Monday (April 11). 

    The Child Friendly Schools Initiative, which is expected to run for four years, aims to boost the quality of teaching in primary schools, help construct new schools, and provide care and support to vulnerable children.

    Jesper Morcha, UNICEF’s representative to Mozambique, announced the funding on the margins of a seminar in Maputo on the initiative’s multisector approach, the Mozambique News Agency reports.

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      As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.