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Coronavirus – Ethiopia: Education in Ethiopia Gets Boost from the Global Partnership for Education with $15 million for COVID-19 Response

Coronavirus – Ethiopia: Education in Ethiopia Gets Boost from the Global Partnership for Education with $15 million for COVID-19 Response

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NAIROBI, Kenya -- Ethiopia has received a US $14.85 million grant from the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) to boost its response to disruptions in education caused by the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. The World Bank will be the grant agent for Ethiopia: COVID-19 Education Response Project, which aims to maintain student learning while schools are closed, support safe reopening of schools, and strengthen the resilience of the education system. The COVID-19 pandemic and temporary school closures have left 26 million Ethiopian students out of school, which may have long-term impacts on their health, development, and future earning potential. Temporary school closures may also lead some children from vulnerable households, especially girls and students in rural areas, to permanen...
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