ASSOCIATION OF CANADIAN PEACEMAKERS INTERNATIONALEdmonton, Alberta
CPI collaborates with marginalized communities in Central America, contributing resources, knowledge and support to their pursuit of positive change through programs of education, agriculture and food security, land ownership and leadership development.
Why use CAL?
Schooling in most rural Honduran villages ends at Grade 6, usually because parents cannot afford to send their children to junior high school away from home. For example, the dropout rate between Grades 6 and 7 in the Municipality of Santa Cruz de Yojoa has been as high as 96%, according to the local Superintendant of Schools. In addition to this high attrition rate, the quality of education is inadequate for a number of reasons:
● Rural Honduran elementary ... Read More