|   Posted: January 09, 2017

Education is a pathway out of poverty. In developing countries, every additional year of education can increase a person’s future income by an average of 10 percent. Children are at greater risk of dying before age 5 if they are born in rural areas, in poor households or to mothers without basic education.

Day 9: Education for Parents

Education is a pathway out of poverty. In developing countries, every additional year of education can increase a person’s future income by an average of 10 percent. Children are at greater risk of dying before age 5 if they are born in rural areas, in poor households or to mothers without basic education.

A boy stands outside his home with arms around his mother and father

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Pray that children and their caregivers would have access to education.

Pray that God would provide mentors to help children decide the best educational paths.

Pray for God to enable improvements in schools so that children receive quality educations.