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Why Educate Girls?

Girl Scholars of eSibonisweni Primary School and Dumangeze High School
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"When all the benefits are taken into account, educating girls yields a higher rate of return on investment that can be made in the developing world." Summers, Lawrence H., Vice President & Chief Economist for the World Bank, "Investing in All the People," 1992.

"Girls education is the best investment for poverty eradication..." UNICEF

"Investing in girls and women is likely to prevent intergenerational cycles of poverty and yield high economic and societal returns." Ban Ki-Moon, United Nations Secretary-General.