Having studied and lived in unbearable conditions, I found strength through education, the single most important driver of economic empowerment. I now long to help people regain hope, just as others restored mine.
Education is one of the main ways to eradicate poverty for an individual and a country. The UN states that “education is the single best investment in prosperous, healthy and equitable societies.”
As the war continues to ravage villages and cities in DR Congo, thousands of children and youth become orphaned, forcing them into deplorable situations. Education and skills are critical tools to economically empower them through sustainable projects.