A pro­found le­gacy of im­pro­ving the hu­man con­di­tion

La Jornada (Canada) - - ENGLISH SECTION -

is that ig­no­ran­ce, po­verty, des­pair and, in­deed, te­rro­rism, are best tac­kled th­rough edu­ca­tion and im­pro­ved li­te­racy. This is why the AKDN’s initia­ti­ves span 30 de­ve­lo­ping coun­tries, in­clu­ding 10 of the poo­rest coun­tries, such as Pa­kis­tan, Bangladesh, Ugan­da, Tan­za­nia, Zan­zi­bar and Afg­ha­nis­tan, and why the AKDN works to im­pro­ve li­te­racy ra­tes.

They pro­mo­te health ca­re by trai­ning young wo­men to go in­to ru­ral areas to coun­te­ract pre­vai­ling myths about health and nu­tri-

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