Somaliland: Children’s Education is Key to the Future


4% of student in Somaliland schools are girls

By: John Price

Somalilandsun – Somalia is a poor Muslim country, where agriculture provides a meager existence in its arid climate, and people live on less than $2.00 a day. The country has one of the lowest primary-school enrollment rates in Africa with less than 25% of the children participating, of which one-third are female students. Somaliland has fared better than the rest of Somalia, with 44 percent of the children receiving an education writes John Price in a piece titled “Education for Somalia’s Children is Key to the Future”