Thoughts on well-being, sustainability and those things that constitute a good life beyond consumption.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Sustainability, much less prosperity, cannot happen if there are over 10 million illiterate people in one country alone.

The implications of a lack of education, a lack of hope for the future are outlined nicely in the book Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin.

These girls from the Pimampiro region have the good fortune to be able to not only attend school (some with the help of sponsors) but also take their first art classes.

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