Poverty

Timotea doing her homework

Clearing the path to girls’ education in Guatemala

Desiree Buitenbos | 4 months ago

Every day, girls face unique barriers that prevent them from gaining an education, and building the skills they need to create a brighter future. And for indigenous girls like 14-year-old Timotea from Guatemala, the struggle is even worse as additional prejudices [...] Read more »

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5 innovations helping children learn around the world

Desiree Buitenbos | 10 months ago

Education is every child’s right. And yet, 124 million children worldwide are not in school – where they belong! For many children, having access to a school in their community is only half the battle, as poverty prevents many families [...] Read more »