Situated in sub-Saharan Africa with limited resources, Burundi is one of the world's poorest countries. Over a decade of civil war devastated the country’s economy, healthcare, and educational access.
In response to this ongoing tragedy, the government of Burundi set a goal to reduce poverty by 50% by the year 2025, and emerge poverty free will assist the Burundian government in achieving this admirable goal.
The conflict orphaned roughly 832,000 children, and currently, 52% of the nation’s children will not complete primary school. In order for the country to reach its target, good health and education are urgently needed. emerge poverty free is working to help the people of Burundi find a path out of poverty, and the children a path into solid education.