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The Importance of Education in an Impoverished World

LA Johnson/NPR

by Hailey Johnson

Nelson Mandela once said, “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” This crucial weapon helps us destroy poverty, bigotry, and violence.

Education directly decreases poverty by increasing income and wages. Indirectly, it leads to the fulfillment of basic needs and an increased standard of…

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