Why Hope Academy?
Hope Academy For Girls (HAFG) is a formal 7 years of Junior Secondary School (JSS) and Senior Secondary School (SSS) primarily for girls from less privileged backgrounds. Targeted girls are those who are either on the verge of…Read more
This disparity exists for a number of reasons, including:-.
Unaffordable tuition resulting in the inability for parents to pay school fees and provide necessary school materials. While primary schooling is free, secondary education is not;
Academic underachievement – students who do not perform well on the primary exit examinations are unlikely to be accepted into a Junior Secondary School;
Social norms that place emphasis on male education mean that families often elect to invest more heavily in the education of male children;
Sexual exploitation of girls reaching puberty, resulting in teenage pregnancy or early marriages has unfortunately become very prevalent.