Hilary Swank, Hilary Swank, went to Ethiopia in person to learn about UNICEF’s contribution to improving the living environment of children. This trip made her deeply realize the importance of education, and at the same time, it also brought more attention to the vulnerable groups in the world.
Hillary Swank visits Ethiopia with Montblanc and UNICEF (2013)
Hillary worked with Montblanc and UNICEF to improve the education of children in poor areas, giving every child the opportunity to learn how to read and write. To break the vicious circle of poverty, step by step, we are committed to improving the living environment of children in poor areas.
Hillary Swank and Montblanc CEO Lutz Bethge Mr. Berluz traveled to rural areas outside the Ethiopian capital, where children’s living conditions were very difficult. A visit to the Dima Guranda Elementary School in the Sebeta district of Oromia gave Hillary and Bellutz a lot of hope for the future of the education project. The ‘Child-to-Chlid’ (CTC) practiced here is that older students teach younger students. This model allows more children to have access to education at a low cost, so that children are not affected. Dropped out from elementary school.
Hillary was particularly impressed with the Gender Club at Mekdella Elementary. This is an extra-curricular activity organized by the elementary school, which promotes equal opportunities for education for boys and girls, and teaches students practical knowledge to resist injustice and violence, while giving children more control over health, hygiene and environmental issues Deep understanding. Armed with knowledge, these confident young people will strive to improve their situation in a more vigorous manner.
In Ethiopia alone, Montblanc has helped build 2,400 Alternative Basic Education Centres and repair 800, benefiting 846,000 children, including many orphans and pastoralists. High-quality basic education will help children better change their destiny.
Hillary Swank visits Ethiopian school
Montblanc Montblanc recognizes the concept of UNICEF and launched the ‘Signature For Good’ series in 2013, covering writing instruments, jewellery and leather goods. From March 1, 2013 to March 31, 2014, every sale For a ‘Signature For Good’ series, Montblanc will donate a portion of the proceeds in order to raise at least $ 1.5 million in education funds for UNICEF’s African Assistance Program, the Asian Program, and the Latin American Program.
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Source: TVC Group (UK) for Montblanc
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