Everyone knows that education is important, but its role in giving kids a ticket out of poverty is huge! Learn more about just how essential education is and see why it’s one of the key areas of focus in our poverty-fighting approach.
$54 billion sounds like a lot of money!
But it’s less than what Americans spend on soda* each year! (*Pop, soda pop, cola, Coke, etc., depending where you’re from …)
- UNESCO, September 2013
- WHO Youth Violence Research, 2009
- UNICEF The State of the World’s Children, 2009
- World Bank eLibrary. “Returns on Investments in Education,” 2002
- The World Bank