Thursday, July 23, 2009

Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace...One School at a Time by Greg Martenson

"Educate a boy, and you educate an individual.  Educate a girl, and you educate a community."
-African Proverb

"Once you educate the boys, they tend to leave the villages and go search for work in the cities, but the girls stay home, become leaders in the community, and pass on what they've learned.  If you really want to change a culture, to empower women, improve basic hygiene and health care, and fight high rates of infant mortality, the answer is to educate girls."

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