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  • 1. Geographical Differences Religious Differences Instability of Government CONTEXT
  • 2. Current Issues Extremism Poverty Education
  • 3. Why are these issues of global concern?
  • 4. Conditions of Public Schools in Northwest Pakistan
    • Insufficient learning materials
    • Unproductive environment
    • Lack of government funding
    • Lack of government supervision
    • Pervasive influence of Taliban
    • Restricted Curriculum
  • 5. Education: The Building Blocks to Success
    • Responsibility
    • Development
    • Prosperity
  • 6. Girls Education Globally Literacy Rate = 36% Primary Education = 52 % -Secondary Education = 23 % Literacy rate = 99% Secondary Education (Girls) = 72 % Secondary Education (Boys) = 65 % Pakistan The U.S.
  • 7. Why Educate Girls? Reduce Overpopulation Fight Disease & Malnutrition Lower Infant Mortality Improve Health Tackle Poverty
  • 8. Challenges Girls Face
    • Stereotypes
    • Discrimination
    • Transportation
    • Tradition
  • 9.  
  • 10. “ Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach a man to fish and he will eat for a lifetime.” The Central Asia Institute aims to…
    • promote and support community-based education, especially for girls, in remote regions of Central Asia
    • utilize local resources to minimize costs and to empower local people through their own initiative
    • to develop sustainable cross-cultural connections and awareness
  • 11. Engages philanthropy efforts from students No help is too small Promotes awareness and understanding on our side of the world Makes philanthropy more accessible and doable to us Emphasizes the importance of everyone’s help Supports our overseas initiative in schools here
  • 12. Our Goals
    • support the mission of the Central Asia Institute
    • raise money toward building a school in Pakistan
    • expand awareness of global issues at McG
    • foster a sense of global responsibility at McG
  • 13. “ Nobody can do everything, but everyone can do something.” ---Greg Mortenson