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Mauritius: More than 6,300 students assisted financially in 2013




Some 6.324 schoolchildren from disadvantaged families were eligible in 2013 to obtain   a monthly aid of 750 rupees *from the Government of Mauritius.
 
4.612 schoolchildren of Mauritius and 1.712 Rodrigues Island students were concerned with government financial support, as reported by the Le Défi Quotidien newspaper.
 
The Government of Mauritius provided last year some 20 million of rupees from its budget.
 
As a reminder, the schoolchildren whose parents have a salary of less than 6,200 rupees can benefit from this State financial aid.
 
* One euro roughly equivalent to 41 rupees



Fabrice François


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