Break the Cycle of Poverty
Guatemala is one of the poorest countries in Latin American with an astounding illiteracy rate over 60%. Schooling is substandard with hidden costs preventing many children from attending beyond the primary level. Yet these children are eager to learn.
Guatemalans are hard working and industrious. When given the tools that only education can provide, they can break the cycle of poverty.
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Nearly 25% of Guatemalans are illiterate. The illiteracy rate among the indigenous population is 60%.
Only 6 out of 10 children graduate from 6th grade and less than 10% graduate from high school.
Dropout rate for girls is especially high as they need to help at home.
Children having children is a serious problem among the poor.
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