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In its most recent UN Human Development Index report, Senegal ranked 155th out of 187 countries. Senegal has a low literacy rate of about 39% and low enrollment rates in primary and secondary schools. About 54% of people live below the poverty line and almost half of the population is unemployed. buildOn launched its Senegal school construction program in the Louga region through a partnership with Millennium Promise, an international development organization that focuses on alleviating extreme poverty in sub-Saharan Africa.
“Now my children will go to school and they have the opportunity to go to university. I didn’t have that chance.”