Discover one of the most empowering forces in the world, education; one of the most important investments a country can make in its people, the great engine of personal development.
Knowledge is power; this insight is at least four centuries old. Education empowers, and education promotes greater participation.
It builds confidence, and breaks down barriers to career opportunities. For children, it is their key to open the door to a better life.
Open your mind to different ways of knowing, helping in problem-solving effectively through life’s problems, and thinking critically about life and the world. Learning can prepare you for a job or a career.
“It is through education that the daughter of a peasant can become a doctor, that the son of a mine worker can become head of the mine, that a child of farm workers can become the President of a great nation.” (Mandela 1994)
Humans – the most advanced and developed species on Earth – has learned how to think and behave in a rational way through learning.
An educated individual does not follow others blindly – they strive to advance themselves by learning things that are unknown. Educated people are the building blocks to nations.
Why to Educate:
- end poverty
- end hunger
- for good health
- for gender equality
- quality education for all
- clean water and sanitation
- good jobs
- reduces inequality
- makes cities/communities sustainable
- peace and justice
Educating girls has a multiplier effect. Educated females tend to be healthier, have fewer children, earn more income and provide better health care for themselves and their family. These benefits are transferred from generation to generation, across communities at large; making girl’s education one of the best investments a country can make.
The concept of combining three powers:
- entrepreneurship and
- intercultural communication
This will provide children with the education to allow them to shape their own future and hopefully make the world a better place for future generations.
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