People become better citizens, get a better-paid job, shows the difference between good and bad. Education shows us the importance of hard work and, at the same time, helps us grow and develop. Thus, we are able to shape a better society to live in by knowing and respecting rights, laws, and regulations.
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”
~ Nelson Mandela
Community service provides us with a perfect opportunity to become closer to the community we live in. It broadens our horizons by helping us understand the needs of the society and the population we are trying to help through the project we are volunteering and supporting on.
“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”
~ Mahatma Gandhi
Making the arts part of our lives can help us to better appreciate ourselves as a community and enrich us culturally.
The arts breaks down barriers between people and cultures. They enable people to take part in social activities that builds confidence, skills and breaks down loneliness and isolation.
“The arts are an essential element of education, just like reading, writing, and arithmetic…music, dance, painting, and theater are all keys that unlock profound human understanding and accomplishment.” ~William Bennett, Former US Secretary of Education
Healthy ecosystems clean our water, purify our air, maintain our soil, regulate the climate, recycle nutrients and provide us with food. They provide raw materials and resources for medicines and other purposes. They are at the foundation of all civilization and sustain our economies.
"The environment is where we all meet; where we all have a mutual interest; it is the one thing all of us share."
~ Lady Bird Johnson