The Colombian education sector faces increasingly complex challenges, such as high dropout rates, children frequently falling behind in class, and a lack of quality teaching. Of most concern, figures show that 54% of students in Colombia are receiving minimum or insufficient levels of education quality.
Daniela is part of the Wayuu indigenous community in La Guajira where only 20% of students finish secondary school and only 5% attend university.
We work in rural areas with children of ethnic minorities to improve access to and quality of education.
One of the ways we do this is through the provision of tablets and the O-Lab App, which enables children to access engaging educational resources on many subjects in their local languages from wherever they are.