Serious Teenage Dropout in DR Congo
[ePrayer – Pray for the teenage dropout in DR Congo]
Thousands of teenagers across the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have to work to support themselves. Many of them have dropped out of school to work in various sectors. The tough economic situation forces youngsters to work part time to meet their growing needs while going to school, the least fortunate leave school to earn a living. Education is not free in DRC, and many poor families cannot afford to buy uniforms and other required items. Lack of job opportunities and little prospect of better living after graduate from school make many youngsters turn away from school early. [IPS]
Pray for the teenage dropout in DR Congo:
- Pray for the economic situation and effective governance of DRC, so that people can get sufficient protection and secure their basic rights.
- Pray for more people aware the importance of education and pay effort to change the situation.