ECD – EDUCATE CHILDREN, GOV’T TOLD

ECD – EDUCATE CHILDREN, GOV’T TOLD

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  • Vision 2040 dependent on well-educated children – UNICEF
  • Government challenged to ensure proper child growth
  • 80% of an adult’s brain develops at three years of age
As part of the national ECD campaign to encourage proper and all-round upbringing of children from conception to eight years of age, we are bringing you fact file files and feature stories in that regard; Here is our fact file for today;
UN Refugee Agency UNICEF has observed that Uganda’s vision to become a middle income country by 2040 is highly dependent on the government’s ability to educate children well.
UNICEF country manager in Uganda Jaya Murthy has called on stakeholders to ensure growth of healthy children. New scientific studies show that 80% of an adult’s brain develops by age 5.
40% of Uganda’s population is below 5 years of age

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