That means roughly 1 in 7 school-aged children are more vulnerable to experience issues like poverty, hunger, and forced labor — with little opportunity to escape.6 Worse, a lack of quality education prevents kids from building a better life for themselves and their communities.
But education empowers children with the vision, insight, and confidence to bring their Dreams to life — it changes absolutely everything.
Education empowers people to make informed decisions about their lives and their communities. It also helps people to develop the skills and knowledge they need to address complex challenges such as poverty, inequality, and climate change.
The case for education couldn't be any clearer. When we invest in education, we're reimagining what's possible. Join forces with us so we can create a better world and support our future leaders.
When girls get education, they can earn higher incomes, are more informed about nutrition and health, and raise healthier children.
Access to education is a powerful investment; by creating significant economic returns, education helps communities progress and drives the future forward.
Between 1970 and 2010, learning prevented more than 130 million deaths by reducing infant mortality and encouraging lifelong healthy behaviors.4
An educated society fuels progress and heightens creativity, and promotes peace, which translates into a better quality of life for everyone.5
Victoria was forced to be out of school because her family, who relies on peasantry farming to support their needs, couldn’t afford to pay for her tuition. Our partner, Project Yesu, brought her hope through the gift of education. Now, Victoria is fulfilling her lifelong Dream to become a lawyer!