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.
See how this partnership between UK DFID, Discovery Communications and Discovery Learning Alliance is improving girls’ access to quality education and life opportunities in Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria.
On Day of the African Child, Discovery Learning Alliance celebrates the rights of all children, especially the right to a quality education. Education is crucial to the progress of communities around the world, creating a base on which other sectors thrive, such as health...
“Every time I watch one of these programs, I discover new things, which leads me to improve my performance. The programs broaden my horizons and fill me with new knowledge and new dreams”
-Naemi, student, Okahandji, Namibia
“My teaching skills have improved tremendously. The training I have received by attending workshops and seminars has helped me to be more effective in the classroom.”
-Godknows Ojeha, Teacher, Nigeria
“After the first training session we were totally changed: more open, more enthusiastic, more creative and teamwork became visibly more interesting. A new atmosphere is animating our school.”
-Anca Popescu, teacher, Romania
“We were able to see successful farmers on video doing organic farming, and we are already implementing it”
-Patrick Kimeu, community member, Machakos, Kenya