However, the number of schools facilities and teachers available for basic education remains inadequate for the eligible number of children and youths. This is more so in urban areas where there is population pressure. Under these conditions, teaching and learning cannot be effective; hence the outcomes are usually below expectation.
Many children do not attend school because their labour is needed to either help at home or to bring additional income into the family. Many families cannot afford the associated costs of sending their children to school such as uniforms and textbooks. For others, the distance to the nearest school is a major hindrance.
The above are gloomy facts about education in Nigeria which Fountain of Joy and Comfort Foundation is working to change. We act as the ripple the society needs to push the scourge of illiteracy, school dropouts and low standard in education back so educational growth can be uniform regardless of area, size or financial status.