- Literacy rate: adult 48.7%; youth 74.4% UNICEF
- Primary school completion (grades 1-6): 85%
- Secondary school (grades 7-13) participation: <30%
- Access to mobile phones: 60%; Access to internet, 12%
The computer program was established in 2011 shortly after solar power was installed at the community center. The sixth class of adult students graduates in November 2017. Twenty-seven of thirty-five graduates are school teachers. Classes for 6th, 10th and 11th grade students were introduced during the 2016-17 school year. All hardware in the computer classroom will have been replaced with new equipment by September 2017.
Too often young adults, particularly girls, do not have a chance to complete their secondary education. The youth program helps prepare girls for their role as homemakers by introducing them to topics such as nutrition, hygiene, housekeeping, pediatric nursing, family education, mathematics. and financial management. What originated as informal discussions has evolved into a full-fledged program of youth activities.
Organized sport is a relatively new phenomenon at B-R. Interest in soccer has grown out of the youth program. Boys and girls soccer teams compete in leagues with teams in the area.