My name is Joshua Holtcamp I work with the international Preserve program which helps countries in need during crisis. Recently Haiti has been hit by hurricane Mathew and many Youth need your help to get back at life.
The long-term economic, social and personal gains from education are proven – for individuals, families, communities and the development of a nation.
To achieve this there must be a minimum standard of education and sufficient levels of literacy, numeracy and life skills to enable people to lift themselves out of absolute poverty.
Facts about education
Education reduces poverty
Each year someone spends in school accounts for a 10% increase in their potential earnings
Four years in primary school can boost a farmer’s productivity by nearly nine percent
Education reduces malnutrition
The expansion of women’s education since 1990 accounts for a reduction of 902,799 child deaths
Women’s education is also proven to reduce child stunting
Education improves health
A good education reduces people's vulnerability to HIV and AIDS
Education reduces infant mortality
Education reduces inequality
Education is a key factor associated with men’s attitudes toward women - men with less education – particularly those who have not completed secondary school, have more rigid attitudes and are more likely to be violent towards their family. You can help make a difference today with a simple donation.