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Passerelles to the Last Mile: From Alternative to Formal Education

October 2022 — This brief describes how the Passerelles project uses localized, contextualized and community-centered strategies to help children in southern Senegal overcome social and cultural barriers to learning French and mathematics in a safe environment — and enter the national education system. The Passerelles project’s nonformal education services helped students successfully transition to formal schools and continue to lower secondary school.