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An educated girl marries later, has fewer children and earns an income that she invests back into her family. These are just a few good reasons to help girls in the world’s toughest places get an education. #aGirlCan #DayofTheGirl
Girls are the key to fighting poverty. When they are educated and empowered, girls turn into women who are agents of change that lift their entire community. #aGirlCan #DayofTheGirl
Did you know that girls with little or no education are more likely to be married as children, suffer domestic violence and live in poverty? Girls in the world’s toughest places need the chance to do more than just survive, they need to thrive.
Did you know that each year of school a girl completes increases her future earning power up to 25%? It’s time to make sure all girls have a chance to reach their potential.
Meet Lino Gomes. After repeatedly losing rice crops, Lino and 63 other farmers in Timor-Leste partnered with Mercy Corps to find a stable and sustainable crop. Today, 140 farmers including Lino are successfully harvesting tilapia from fish ponds. Read how.
Mercy Corps is implementing more than 60 projects in 27 countries. Projects like the one Huka joined to help keep him cattle herd, and his family, fed during the droughts in Ethiopia.