2023 Project Story: Zimbabwe

Worldwide, countries still experience the rippling effects of COVID-19. Nearly 50% of youth in Zimbabwe still have not returned to school following the shutdowns The Education system in Zimbabwe struggles to facilitate learning due to a lack of resources.This leads to large numbers of children dropping out. 

In Zimbabwe, education affects the quality of life by providing better jobs with higher wages. This year you will build classrooms in one of the most impoverished areas of Zimbabwe for an overcrowded school. The lack of space and resources make attending school difficult for students.