One study found that if all the students in low-income countries left school with basic reading skills, 170+ million people could be lifted out of poverty

Gospel for Asia Believes Alleviating Poverty Starts at School Wills Point, TX — As the world “goes blue” to mark World Children’s Day (Nov. 20) Gospel for Asia (GFA, www.gfa.org) is bringing attention to another color in its efforts to improve the lives of children at risk—the red line of poverty. The organization spotlights the…

One study found that if all the students in low-income countries left school with basic reading skills, 170+ million people could be lifted out of poverty

Wills Point, Texas – Gospel for Asia (GFA) Special Report – Discussing the impact of education on the eradication of extreme poverty. When considering the issues of poverty and lack of education, an old saying comes to mind: “Which came first, the chicken or the egg?” Poverty and low education are each self-perpetuating: Those born into…

William Carey International University Board says EF Education First purchase helps further founding vision in a changing world. PASADENA, Calif. — The board of directors of William Carey International University (WCIU) has announced the planned purchase of its long-term missions campus by Education First (EF), the world’s largest private international education organization. The pending sale positions…

MEMPHIS, Tennessee (Commercial Appeal) – Church Health, a medical clinic with a Christian mission, operates the Perea Preschool in the poorest of poor neighborhoods of North Memphis, Tennessee, where 90% of the population lives below the federal poverty level. Using Abeka teaching materials, the preschool introduces three-to-five-year-old children to basic educational needs and how to…

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Turkey agreed with the European Union (EU) to provide an education for refugees entering their country. Per Daily Sabah, “Turkey, the European Union and UNICEF have formally launched an EU-funded project aiming to encourage Syrians and other refugees in Turkey to enroll their children in schools and prevent them from dropping out.” Parents are promised…