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  • Impact Series Podcast: Iskren Kulev of KindLink

    [font=OpenSansRegular, arial, sans-serif][img]/images/user/1842_8587400595872401786.png[/img][/font] [color=#339900]“ Simply going on a computer, logging in, we need to use this browse ... might be very very natural for the young generation but for the older generation and for charities, especially charity executives, it is a change of mindset.”[/color] [url=https://ctt.ac/g7YAU]Click to Tweet[/url] Guest: Iskren Kulev Hosted By: Yejide Obisesan [b][i]Subscribe and listen more of the [/i][/b][url=https://soundcloud.com/givology][b][i]Givology Impact Series here[/i][/b][/url] For more [color=#339900]Givology [/color]follow us on: [font=OpenSansRegular, arial, sans-serif]Twitter [/font][url=https://twitter.com/Givology]@Givology[/url] [font=OpenSansRegular, arial, sans-serif]Instagram [/font][url=https://www.instagram.com/givology/?hl=en]@givology[/url] Started in 2015, [color=#339900]KindLink[/color] is a Tech4Good company dedicated to creating a transparent charity sector and helpin...
  • 10 days of Givology

    2018 marks the 10th year of Givology! Truly, the students scholarships, library and computer lab renovations, teacher training, empowerment programs, among many more education projects that we’ve done over the last 10 years wouldn’t be possible with YOU our supporters and our volunteers. During this holiday season and reflecting back on how education has changed our lives, we all have so much to be grateful for. Think of a teacher who transformed the way you think, the networks that you have created through your schools, and the career opportunities that opened as a result of your education. Now we have a chance to pay it forward by supporting education projects and student scholarships globally through Givology’s network of high-impact grassroots partners. To celebrate 10 years of Givology, we have 10 days of activities starting from Thanksgiving and spanning to December 1st. Here’s an outline of events. [b]November 22, 2018 (Day 1) - Day of Thanks[/b] Thanksgiving is a day of than...
  • What is Education?

    Education. We talk about it, criticize it, extol it, promote it. Sometimes it’s perceived as an cookie-cutter process; other times, we see education as a holistic and enlightening experience. Some of us have easy access to it, others none at all. And with so many discrepancies in its applications-look [url=https://www.givology.org/~givologystaff/blog/642203/]here[/url]-it’s different to determine what education’s ideal implementation looks like. So, when it comes down it, what exactly is education in the first place? Can we define it at all? [font="Times New Roman"] Like a lot of other things, the answers to these questions aren’t exactly simple ones. Different people, who are educators themselves or have received arguably successful educations, all have different opinions on what education’s main purpose is.[/font] [font="Times New Roman"] For example, journalist Sydney J. Harris once stated: “the whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.” So, ...
  • Donors, Volunteers, Givers

    Are countries beginning to deprioritize education? Unfortunately, statistics suggest that might be the case. Major donor countries in the international OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) Development Assistance Committee contribute billions of dollars to education every year. Normally, this money goes toward supporting the educational systems of developing countries, like Niger and Sierra Leone. However, countries seem to be decreasing how much they give. [font="Times New Roman"] Between 2009 and 2012, for example, the amount of money going toward education fell by over 10%. That’s a pretty big drop- one that suggests that governments are concentrating less on giving aid to the schools that need it. [/font] But that doesn’t mean everybody is caring less about education. In fact, big businesses have been stepping up to the plate. [font="Times New Roman"] For example, it doesn’t seem like Google, Coca-Cola, and Verizon have much in common- ...
  • Not All Education is Created Equal

    [b] Not all education is created equal.[/b] Don’t get me wrong, I love education-and chances are, you do, too. But there are some pretty big fundamental differences in educational systems around the world. Its quality and importance varies from country to country, and sometimes, one type of educational system can produce more or less literate students than another. And that’s before you take into consideration that each country’s schools can be disrupted over time by political developments, economic pressures, religious events, and a myriad of other factors... We know, it’s complicated. But let’s mark out some interesting points- so you can know some more about how different countries employ what Mandela called “the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”: education. [b] Church and School [/b] Some nations like separating of church and state. That can lead to educational systems that a lot of us are familiar with- ones that minimize religious influence. In Irelan...