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Education at home here in South Kivu

Publicado 16 de septiembre de 2014 Avatar Pona Bana

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As a new schoolyear is starting, it seems very important for me to talk to you about children’s education in the South Kivu province. Education is an essential factor which the child needs in his own interest and in the interest of the nation. In South Kivu , some children miss the path to school and this is not by their own will. If thousands of children do not finish the school cycle, it is notably due to exaggerated school fees, lack of schools especially in rural areas,...


Let’s give Congolese children the means to succeed going back to school

Publicado 16 de septiembre de 2014 Avatar Pona Bana

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After two months spent at home, the DRC student will get back on the school path on September 08, 2014. Many things interfere with the excitement of Congolese students going back to school, here are some examples. School fees. I spoke with a 14 year old friend about going back to school and he explained to me that where he wanted to enroll for school, he was asked to pay 150 dollars for the enrollment and 100 dollars for the confirmation when his family does not have the means....


The LGBT rights

Publicado 14 de septiembre de 2014 no picture Artemis B.

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So many people hate LGTB people. But why? Why make someone's life a living hell because you are something. It's like picking on somebody and creating a world wide hate to someone that has brown hair.

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Hello everyone.. My first reblog on VOY is going to be a recent post I read written by the blogging intern Maria (http://www.voicesofyouth.org/en/users/227642).The subject of the post is the rights of LGBT people. And to be honest with you, this post is to express my feelings about this subject. LGBT people are a community that has faced racism, discrimination and prejudice over the years. Even though we live in 2014, in the 21st century, many people still spread hate towards...


Education: The Key to Change

Publicado 13 de septiembre de 2014 Avatar Rodrigo Bustamante

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High School has gone by more quickly than I would have ever imagined. Most of us get overwhelmed with attempting to balance school, sports, extracurricular activities and social life (if you don’t, you are a super human, props). Time gets so limited that even every second counts. I laughed as a sixth grader because the Dean would always tell my class that “these seven years will fly by” and I thought it was so ridiculous. Well here I am, and now I realize how naïve I was. Being a junior i...


Youth inclusion in governance: #30PercentOrNothing vs. #30PercentForWetin

Publicado 13 de septiembre de 2014 no picture Ma'Reke

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Many Nigerians have, in recent months, decried the low level of participation of the youth in governance. The issue has become a trending topic both online and offline but this did not just happen in an instant. During a national conference earlier this year, a coalition of youths brought the issue to the fore. They affirmed that the estimated population of Nigerian youths, which constitute about 70 percent of the population, is twice the population of Ghana and more than the p...


One step in the democratization of education is off-campus learning

Publicado 12 de septiembre de 2014 no picture Rhia

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In recent times, online education has become more and more popular. It began with independent groups, such as Khan Academy, who began to offer online classes for people to improve on specific skills. Now, there are hundreds of Universities throughout the world who offer online courses, whether for credit or simply for their educational value. Even Harvard has an online component now, as part of edX, a group of schools offering online classes. I strongly believe that schools sho...


DEFORESTATION - WASTED RESOURCES

Publicado 11 de septiembre de 2014 no picture Nancy_VOYMaps_Zambia

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Zambia is known to have one of the highest deforestation rates in the world. This is mainly because most of its people depend highly on wood for fuel. Charcoal and timber production are the main causes of deforestation as well as bad farming methods such as the "Chitemen" System also referred to as the 'Slush and Burn' method. This is a case where farmers clear a piece of land by burning, to use for crop production and once the land proves unfertile, it is left bare, exposed and un...


A tale of tears and tails

Publicado 9 de septiembre de 2014 no picture Areej Riaz

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A common but widely ignored predicament is the indifference people show towards animals. Particularly in developing countries where agriculture is the primary industry, livestock and cattle are perceived as means to a better living, not vital to their livelihood. Since most of the rural farming communities in developing world usually live hand to mouth, they do not have enough means to; feed their livestock, treat their injuries and ailments, and have proper saddles and carriag...


Back to School

Publicado 8 de septiembre de 2014 no picture Daanial Chaudhry

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It's back to school season for many of us, and we are all going through different emotions. After all we are different people at different stages of our lives. But what are you feeling as you go back to school, college or university? Excited. For me the emotion is fear. Fear of failure. Fear of failing my GCSEs. But then as I sat on the train this morning I contemplated the thought of going back to school. Thinking. Wondering. "What do we actually learn at school?" We learn about...


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