Inclusive Curriculum and Teachers needed!!

I think it is so amazing to see that curriculum is being developed to support the students within schools. Too often, students of color are disenfranchised and not represented in the curriculum of their schools. Additionally, students who are not  of color may not be conscious of the experiences of people beyond their own experience.Continue reading “Inclusive Curriculum and Teachers needed!!”

You can help starving people in Somalia

Please donate now to this amazing effort! I just found out about this simple and quick way that you can help make a difference in Somalia! This campaign started only a few days ago, March 15th, by Casey Neistat, You Tuber, Ben Stiller, actor, Colin Kaepernick, American football quarterback, Juanpa Zarita, YouTuber, Jerome Jarre, entrepreneur and Social Media Star via socialContinue reading “You can help starving people in Somalia”

Educational Development: NGOs vs. IGOs

Education is a crucial aspect of development and growth, not just for an individual but also for a country. Most accept this a given, however education is rarely prioritized and when funds are limited and needs are great, education very often gets neglected. “National budget priorities are formulated with attention to immediacy of impact andContinue reading “Educational Development: NGOs vs. IGOs”

Ghana’s success in closing the gender gap

Ghana is an excellent case study for progress made in closing the gender gap and increasing equality. Ghana has prioritized human development, particularly education and gender equality and circumstances that have impacted the capacity, or will, of the state to focus on education. Obstacles to human development can be military conflict or violence, natural disasters,Continue reading “Ghana’s success in closing the gender gap”

Micro-lending: The financing of the future

Informal systems Since traditionally the poor of the world haven’t had access to credit and other financial services, they have had to rely on informal methods to save and borrow. “Collateral-free lending, proximity, timely delivery and flexibility in loan transactions are some of the attractive features of the informal credit system. In such a situation,Continue reading “Micro-lending: The financing of the future”

Educational Access for girls in Pakistan

Current Situation Presently in Pakistan there is a great divide between the access to education between girls and boys. Although statistics vary by provinces within the country, the literacy and enrollment rates for women through the country are persistently and vastly lower than the rates for their male counterparts. Impediments to Equal Educational Access ViolenceContinue reading “Educational Access for girls in Pakistan”

Illegality of the use of Drones in Pakistan

What are drones? How and why are they being used?             Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) more commonly known as drones are small aircraft, which is controlled remotely by a computer or pilot on the ground. The CIA has been using ‘Predator’ drones, which carry air to surface missiles, to conduct air strikes in Pakistan, primarilyContinue reading “Illegality of the use of Drones in Pakistan”