·   Around 60% have no toilet in or close to their houses

·   Only around 45% have access to safe water

·   The under 5 rate of malnutrition is around 20%

·   Only a small percentage (around 18%) of the land is arable due to the mountainous terrain

What Do Children Want?

Children want a community where they have: 

·   Enough food to eat

·   A regular income

·   Access to clean water

·   Hygienic toilets

·   Good health centres

·   Permanent school buildings

·   Children in early childhood education

·   Youth engaged and active in working towards positive change in their community

·   Children and youth participating in decisions that affect them and their community

·   Children receiving quality education

·   Youth and parents planning for families and keeping themselves safe