"Education is, quite simply, peace-building by another name. IT is the most effective form of defense spending there is." Kofi Annan

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Kofi Annan, 7th Secretary-General of the United Nations. Awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace jointly with the United Nations "for their work for a better organized and more peaceful world."

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Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family. - Kofi Anon http://ePerceptum.com

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‘There is no trust more sacred than the one the world holds with children. There is no duty more important than ensuring that their rights are respected, that their welfare is protected, that their lives are free from fear and want, and that they can grow up in peace.’ ~ Kofi Annan

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This picture again captures Beneatha's desire to gain an education as a women. Beneatha also believes that her education is her ticket out of poverty.

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Kofi Annan

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#quote "More countries have understood that women's equality is a prerequisite for development." - Kofi Annan

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"When women thrive, all of society benefits, and succeeding generations are given a better start in life." -Kofi Annan #microfinance

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