Danyah Al-Jadaani Senior Year Project: Nicaragua Club Topic: Positive Effect of Education in Poverty Stricken Countries. Why Is Education So Important?. Education is important because it allows a person to think for themselves, and develop.
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Education is important because it allows a person to think for themselves, and develop.
It is a Human Right because with even a basic education your quality of life is better then having none.
In 1999, 98 Million children (primary school age) were denied this right . .
One of the Largest countries in Latin America, Also one of the poorest. 48% of the population lives below the poverty line (just over 5 million people)
What the children of Nicaragua have to pay for their “Free” Education
Monthly fee per child to attend school. 10 Cordobas.
Mandatory School Uniform. 300 Cordobas
Additional Teachers Salaries
Buy their own desks/books/materials
Cleaning supplies/Electric Bill
“Most of these families’ incomes come from working as street sellers or laborers. Access to early childhood development interventions is limited. Additionally, the quality and relevance of education are significant problems. It takes an average of 10.3 years to complete the mandatory six years of schooling. Poverty affects school participation and many families are unable to afford the direct or hidden costs.” (Nicaragua Facts)
The majority of students are only fortunate enough to get through primary school, in 2003, 823,000 children out of 1.55 million failed the school year. (FSD)
Even the simplest acts of
Kindness really goes a long way.
There is no other feeling like
Being able to help someone.
With all of our resources we have
more then enough to offer.
$1.00 US- $21.00 CD,
With just one dollar, two
months of Brittany’s school
tuition would be covered.
I believe that improving education in third world countries will in turn reduce world poverty, and that with awareness and help it will be attainable.