The stats show when you educate a girl you educate a community, a country. When girls are educated, their countries become stronger and more prosperous.’ – Michelle Obama, former First Lady of the United States, launching the Girls Opportunity Alliance, a program of the Obama Foundation that seeks to empower adolescent girls around the world through education.
Are you a business who is keen to help those less fortunate within your community? Demonstrating support for the future of young people in your area improves your customer relations and being associated with furthering their education is a way you can show your practical support.
Knowing your customers and your neighbourhood means local businesses are the first to be approached for support for local sporting groups, school activities and other worthy causes. As well as providing a service to the community, showing your clients and customers that you support them and the area, helps you establish a reputation as a community-minded business that reaps rewards in customer support.
There are a number of ways you can get involved.