You can provide a brighter future for children by opening the door to education.
Around the world, 57 million children remain out of school and 103 million youth lack basic literacy skills. It's estimated that 50% of children out of school live in conflict-affected areas.Link
As a Sponsor for Education, you will help break the cycle of poverty by ensuring children have access to safe and effective schools, well-trained teachers, and a wide variety of other educational programs that lead to healthier and more prosperous futures.
You can support The Salvation Army's vital schooling and education programs throughout the developing world. Some of the ways you'll make a difference are:
- Ensuring adequate equipment and facilities for schools
- Training and developing teachers
- Delivering life-saving training courses, such as workshops that educate vulnerable communities on the techniques used by human traffickers
- Providing adult skills and training courses that help parents and communities create better environments for children to grow up in
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