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Canon Elizabeth Geitz presents the Good Shepherd Academy’s Calvary Centre at the Calvary Episcopal Church in Summit, New Jersey.
Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all. – Aristotle
If you think you’re too small to make a difference, you haven’t spent a night with a mosquito. – African Proverb
The highest result of education is tolerance. – Helen Keller
One child, one teacher, one book, and one pen, can change the world. – Malala Yousafzai
Secondary school in Cameroon is not mandatory resulting in a large gap between school capacity and the number of potential students. You can help change that!
EDUCATION yields a larger impact than ANY other form of help or aid we can give to improving health, raising income, promoting gender equality, and reducing overall poverty.
For every year a child goes to school, HIV rates decrease, income potential and employment rates increase, girls marry later, early pregnancies decrease, and health is elevated for the entire family.
In Cameroon there is only one teacher for every 45.6 primary school students. In SECONDARY SCHOOL the number increases to nearly 100 STUDENTS PER TEACHER.