Saturday 29 August 2015

Persil: Learning for Tomorrow Initiative

The half term holidays are almost over and the kids will be heading back to school, Like most parents school for us is an important part of our children's life and something we take for granted.
It was amazing to know that Persil had teamed with UNICEF to support The Learning for Tomorrow Initiative which will help 10 million children access learning opportunities across 2015,

Persil believe every child deserves the chance to get a quality education and the life opportunity it can bring. That’s why they are launching Learning for Tomorrow, there global campaign for education is a long-term initiative to help give children in some of the world’s toughest areas the opportunity of a quality education.

There are around 58 million children who won’t even get a primary education this year. And while many will go to lessons, not enough schools in Brazil, India, and Vietnam have the right facilities or properly trained teachers. This means about 130 million children leave school every year without the foundation they need for the future. That’s why Persil's Learning for Tomorrow initiative concentrates on improving access to quality education.

Persil understand the importance of education, and  it gives children a head start. The school day teaches them so much more than just reading and writing, Children also learn vital skills such as making decisions, choosing friends, getting messy, and learning from their mistakes. These are skills you won’t find in any textbook. That’s why Persil is giving 10 million kids access to quality education, to help them take the first steps towards learning for tomorrow.

Persil have chosen the humanitarian organisation, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), to help make Learning for Tomorrow happen. Like us, UNICEF believes a proper quality education for all helps set children up for life. And because they’re the experts in giving young people the best possible start, they know exactly what kind of help is needed where. The first step could be training more teachers, kitting out classrooms or tackling the social issues that lead to pupils dropping out of school. We are very proud to be supporting such a brilliant organisation on such an exciting initiative.

Persil is giving UNICEF €1.4 million to kick-start Learning for Tomorrow in 2015. And that’s only the beginning. As this initiative is about giving children a brighter, better future they are already busy planning for what will happen next. Take a look here to see some of the great work UNICEF does to make sure children get a quality education, and find out more about the importance of learning.

For more information check out Persil/Learning for Tomorrow Initiative