#access to education

  • Article: Zanzibar Women Trained as Solar Engineers Bring Light to Remote Villages

    Zanzibar Women Trained as Solar Engineers Bring Light to Remote Villages

    May 21, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    A new program provides jobs for women in Zanzibar and electricity to poor families. Read more

  • Article: New Report Shows Staggering Funding Disparity Between White and Non-White US Schools

    New Report Shows Staggering Funding Disparity Between White and Non-White US Schools

    By Jerica Deck|Feb. 28, 2019

    Predominantly white school districts are receiving $23 billion a year more than non-white districts. Read more

  • Article: Nearly Half a Million Children Aren't in School in Africa's Sahel Region

    Nearly Half a Million Children Aren't in School in Africa's Sahel Region

    Feb. 28, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Almost 2,000 schools have been closed in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger. Read more

  • Article: Children Should Get 12 Years of Schooling. Millions of Girls Are Getting Less Than 5.

    Children Should Get 12 Years of Schooling. Millions of Girls Are Getting Less Than 5.

    By Jerica Deck|Jan. 25, 2019

    In Pakistan and Nigeria these girls are only receiving one year of education. Read more

  • Article: Gender-Responsive Budgeting Is the Foundation of Women’s Empowerment

    Gender-Responsive Budgeting Is the Foundation of Women’s Empowerment

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 29, 2018|Motsepe Foundation

    The Motsepe Foundation is championing policies that will close the gender gap in South Africa. Read more

  • Article: This Former Homeless Man Just Won a Place at Cambridge University

    This Former Homeless Man Just Won a Place at Cambridge University

    By Imogen Calderwood|Nov. 9, 2017

    “It’s the first thing I am proud of in my life.” Read more

  • Article: Over 50 Years Later, This 83-Year-Old Woman Finally Earned Her High School Diploma

    Over 50 Years Later, This 83-Year-Old Woman Finally Earned Her High School Diploma

    By Gabriella Canal|Sept. 11, 2017

    Grandma of the year. Read more