One additional school year can increase a woman’s earnings by 20%.
A child whose mother can read is 50% more likely to live past the age of 5.
Equality in education could increase a country’s per capita income by 23% over 40 years.
Discovery Learning Alliance (DLA) participated in a No Ceilings Conversation and community discussion about girls’ education in a DLA project school in Nairobi on May 1. The event was one of several stops on a larger tour that both President Bill Clinton and Chelsea...
By Aric Noboa @aricnoboa As the 2015 Skoll World Forum came to a close, I was struck by two themes that emerged in almost every session I attended. First, there is a desperate need to work across sectors, break down the silos and see the interconnectedness...
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