By: Diandra Ross, Associate, Research & Development

Like with any occupation, teachers need the right tools to get the job done. They require the proper supplies for the classroom and their students to create an adequate teaching environment. Chalk and chalkboards, pencils and paper, chairs, desks, workbooks are all vital materials needed to provide an optimal learning experience. Unfortunately, educators in most countries around the world lack the proper resources.

The Issue at Hand

Students and teachers in developing countries suffer the most from a lack of supplies and materials in the classroom. Governments simply do not have the money…


By: Diandra Ross, Associate, Research & Development

What do you picture when you see children traveling to school? A yellow bus full of rowdy children? Siblings carpooling in a minivan? Maybe a group of friends riding their bikes to school? In the United States, these are all common ways for students to get to school. However, in less developed countries, transportation to school is much more complicated.

Poverty and Infrastructure

Like most issues in developing countries, poverty is the root of inadequate infrastructure. Poorer nations cannot afford to build accessible bridges, roads, or even safe walking paths for children to…


By: Diandra Ross, Associate, Research & Development

Political icon Nelson Mandela once said, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Education is not just a privilege, it is a human right. Unfortunately, several countries lack the ability to provide a lucrative education for its younger citizens. Many of these countries include developing nations in South Asia, the Middle East, and Africa. Poverty and education are cyclical issues, which makes improving education in these countries particularly difficult.

The Problem With Education Today

Some of the reasons why a country might have a poor education…


By: Diandra Ross, Associate, Research & Development

It is no secret that we live in a society that is obsessed with celebrity culture. We are intrigued and fascinated by the glitz and glamour that come with being famous, with several forms of media that exist solely for the purpose of discussing these famous individuals. But what makes young people aspire to be like these individuals? Why do children and teenagers look up athletes, musicians, and actors and see them as heroes?

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