I was able to hear about how some organizations work in developing countries, and it helped me realize the legitimate importance of international education.
I believe that education for all is crucial, and if we try harder against gender discrimination, we can make a difference internationally.
Since universal education carries so much significance, our duty as advocates is to spread the message of equitable education for all communities.
We recently visited an elementary school in D.C., D.C. Scholars Stanton Elementary, to speak with the LIGHTS Scholars about their experience selling lemonade to raise money for schools in Haiti.
The Kitabu-Buk Project was inspired by the Youth Assembly at the United Nations Headquarters, New York, conference, 6-8 August, 2014, where I got to interact with youths between the ages of 15 and 30 who were doing amazing things in their community.
This year, Global Action Week will took place from April 24th to May 1st, 2019. This annual week of action calls attention to the urgent need to invest in the future of the 260+ million out-of-school children around the world. To get involved and share what the 2019 theme, "My Education, My Right(s)" means to you, check out the GAWE Student and Teacher Activity Guide.
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