What does education have to do with resilience? Education enables people to cope with difficult situations, crises or natural disasters.
Agricultural training for helps peasant farmers to create a stable economic basis for themselves, which can take the edge off a crisis. Advice on nutrition and hygiene helps families to cope with difficult situations and stay healthy. Literacy courses also contribute to a high degree of physical and social resilience; apart from more self-confidence and social participation, the courses also lead to a higher income.
Projects and topics featured in the Education Report 2017:
Nepal: Protecting Nature with "Green Schools"
Somaliland: Studying in order to become a role model
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