A total of 1.4 million South Africans, more than half of youth age 18-24, reported they did not attend any educational institutions because they lacked the money for tuition. Furthermore, 18% of those age 18–24 who were not attending educational institutions indicated that their poor academic performance prevented them from participating.*
Arm in Arm strives to meet the educational needs
specific to each township
AIAIA’s Education Committee of lifelong non-profit leaders and teachers works hand-in-hand with parents and organizers to jointly address needs and solutions.
We support teen mentoring in the urban setting, primary boarding school in our most impoverished area, and teacher/student resources in rural settings.
Fun Learning for Youth (FLY) is a not-for-profit organization that provides Mathematics, Physical Science and Life Skills tutoring for dozens of high school learners from disadvantaged communities.
In the impoverished neighborhood of Sowetho (formerly Itipini community), in Mthatha, South Africa, education takes a back seat to daily survival in an area rift with poverty, unemployment, lack of food and sanitation.
Malungeni Education & Committee
AIAIA works hand-in-hand with the Malugeni Education Committee to identify and fulfill classroom and recreational equipment needs for children in this rural community.