Charity Spotlight: Teaching Matters

In the 1800s the world of education was very different from today. In many parts of the country, especially in rural areas, first through eighth grade was taught in a one-room school house. Teachers were expected to teach multiple subjects (with an emphasis on reading, writing and arithmetic), as well as keep the stove fire [...]

By | 2018-04-17T15:06:49+00:00 December 4th, 2017|Blog, Philanthropy|0 Comments

What Tanzania Teaches Us About Public-Private Partnerships in Education

Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) are defined by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as “arrangements between public and private actors for the delivery of goods, services and/or facilities.” The organization goes on to explain that “in many different settings, PPPs are increasingly perceived as an innovative policy approach to provide education for all, [...]

By | 2018-04-17T15:04:41+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Blog, Education, Philanthropy, Sonny Kalsi|0 Comments

Literacy Rates are on the Rise, but Not Equally Between Genders

Literacy, the ability to read, write and communicate, is key to the growth and development of   individuals, families and communities. From an historic and global perspective, the news about overall literacy rates is good. In 1820 only 12 percent of the world’s population was literate; today the percentage of people who are illiterate hovers at [...]

By | 2017-10-10T20:48:30+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments