THE NECESSITY OF EDUCATION
For 262 million children around the world, not having access to substantial and effective learning has an impact on all aspects of their life, and their future prospects.
Many Girls, especially in developing countries, can’t go to school at all. Only 66 percent of countries have reached gender parity in access to elementary school
In developing, low-income countries, every additional year of education can increase a person’s future income by an average of 10%
When young people are not engaged in the education system or the labour market, they become disconnected from society, gradually losing any prospect of developing new skills that could help them find meaningful employment.
Children need food in order to grow, develop, and protect from diseases. School food and nutrition programmes also support local agriculture, strengthen and diversify local food systems and help move people out of poverty by sourcing food for school meals from local smallholder farmers.
Women with a primary school education are 13% more likely to know that condoms can reduce their risk of contracting HIV/AIDS, and education can help decrease the spreading of this virus by promoting safer sexual practices
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”