The Right To A Free Education

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Education. A world without knowledge would be lost, just as child without education is lost. The basic skills of reading, writing and numeracy, do not only give someone a tomorrow, but they help a person on an intrinsic level. Consider someone in Africa, who has not been to school, it is not just skill’s that is lacking, but also the opportunity to learn and grow through what they read and learn. Considering this, education then remains to be one of the most vital things a person needs, to...


Horn Of Africa Summary

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Horn Of Africa After many months of severe drought, many in the Horn of Africa have had to walk for days and weeks without food or water. Many have not survived, and those who have, receive immediate attention at camps set up for assistance. More than 900 children have showed severe cases of diarrhea and vomiting. “The children arrive severely dehydrated,” says Dr. Abdulla Abukar. Usually theis comes from malnutrition and sever dehydration. “First we hydrate intravenously or with oral re-...


Victory In The Face Of Disaster

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You would imagine that with the pressure of thousands of children arriving at camps, tired, ill and worn down by extreme weather and days of desperately waiting and searching for a bite of food or water, that hope would be lost with schools. Today, there are over, 155 IDPs schools, since last year September in Mogadishu. In, October 37,000 students have been given the chance for education, despite being malnourished , sick and victim to the drought that has displace many and killed thousands. S...


Horn of Africa, Faces A New Battle of Life and Death

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After many months of severe drought, many in the Horn of Africa have had to walk for days and weeks without food or water. Many have not survived, and those who have, receive immediate attention at camps set up for assistance. More than 900 children have showed severe cases of diarrhea and vomiting. “The children arrive severely dehydrated,” says Dr. Abdulla Abukar. Usually this comes from malnutrition and sever dehydration. “First we hydrate intravenously or with oral re-hydration salts,...


Feeding Centers- Southern Somalia, Horn of Africa Crises

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Andrew Adansi-Bonnah is a young boy of only 11, who wishes to raise $13 Million, or 20 million Ghanaian cedis for Somalia, on his own. Over his 8 week school holiday he decided to walk door to door, asking for donations to help the victims of Somalia. He says the images of starving children caused him to get up and run a campaign named, 'Save Somali Children from Hunger.' So far, he is on his way to achieving his goal, and has already raised $6,500. He approached UNICEF setting up a fund and...


United Nations Secretary Generals Message to Youth on Youth Day

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Secretary General Ban-Ki-Moon delivered this message on International Youth Day: "“Change Our World” is more than the theme of this year’s International Youth Day; it is an injunction that should inspire young people at all times. Far too many of the world’s more than 1 billion young people lack the education, freedom and opportunities they deserve. Yet, despite these constraints — and in some cases because of them — young people are mobilizing in growing numbers to build a better...


International Youth Day

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