According to a new report by Amnesty International, the state of the African education system perpetuates inequality. It is estimated that a student’s grades can improve by as much as 20% simply by having their own desktop. There is currently a shortage of 95 million desks in Sub-Saharan Africa.
An estimated 350,000 learners do not have access to a desk at school or home in South Africa.
An estimated 95 million learners do not have access to a desk at school or home in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Amnesty International study reports growing inequality perpetuated by lack of school desks and infrastructure.
Grades improve by a minimum of 20% when learners have their own desktop to work and learn.
Amnesty International estimate a significant drop in inequality when learners have a desk top.
Green Desks are rugged, tough and durable with 15 times greater lifetime application than traditional school desks.
Green Desk Countdown