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We live in a world of inequality. What changes economic disparity and fosters a strong society is an educated population. To put our project into context, you need to look at the community we are serving. Six percent of eligible aged Africans are enrolled in post-secondary education compared to 70% in developed nations. That number has doubled since 2000 but funding still lags far behind (Economist, August 10 2019). In the United States alone, we spend $135.5 billion annually on higher education. Sub Saharan Africa is made up of 46 countries and collectively the number is $5 billion, which represents almost 7% (Grand View Research, 2018).
Did you know?
- Six percent of eligible aged Africans are enrolled in post-secondary education compared to 70% in developed nations.
- The United States alone spends $135.5 billion annually on higher education. Sub Saharan Africa is made up of 46 countries and annually they spend $5 billion.
- 50% of teachers in Africa are not trained to teach High School and 75% are not trained to teach Elementary School.
How will Third Chapter use your donations?
- We act as a financial bridge between universities without resources and publishers around the world.
- We source digital high-quality content in the humanities and social sciences with a secondary focus on education
- We analyze the problems and find solutions.
- Our team is made up of experienced non-profit publishers and humanities scholars. Collectively we have over 150 years of experience.
Your money supports our goal of providing access to high-quality humanities and social science content to under-served communities in Africa.
Your donation goes a long way to putting much needed books into the hands of teachers and students.
Third Chapter Project is already supporting 500,000 students (including 15 teachers’ colleges) in receiving access to eBooks in Uganda, Rwanda, Zimbabwe, South Africa, and Guinea-Bissau!
Your donation will go directly to supporting education in Africa. You can be part of the mission! Even the smallest amount helps! Donate below.
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