The influence of poverty on ECD

71%

of children across Africa don’t reach their full potential due to poverty poor nutrition, and a lack of healthcare.

Poverty itself works as a cycle:

  • Family in poverty
  • Child grows up in poverty
  • Education and skills disadvantage
  • Struggles to get a job
  • Fails to escape the poverty cycle
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References

Economicsalevel. 2012. QE Economics: UK Poverty Explained. (infographic). https://economicsalevel. wordpress.com/2012/07/03/uk-poverty-explained/ Date of access: 18 Oct. 2018.

The World Bank. 2010. Early Childhood Development. http://siteresources.worldbank.org/EXTAFRREGTOPEDUCATION/ Resources/444707-1291071725351/ECCD-factsheet-final.pdf. Date of access: 10 March 2018.

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