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The world is a mess.
Poverty. AIDS. Hunger.
So what else is new?
What if there was an unexpected solution
that could turn this sinking ship around?
Would you even know it
if you saw it?
It's not the internet.
It's not science.
It's not the government.
It's not money.
Imagine a girl living in poverty.
No, go ahead.
Really, imagine her.
Now, pretend that you can fix this picture.
Now she has a chance.
Let's put her in a school uniform
and see her get a loan to buy a cow
and use the profits
from the milk to help her family.
Pretty soon, her cow becomes
And she becomes the business owner
who brings clean water
to the village,
which makes the men respect her good sense
and invite her to the village council
where she convinces everyone
that all girls are valuable.
Soon, more girls have a chance
and the village is thriving
Healthier babies. Peace. Lower ***.
Food. Education. Commerce.
Which means the economy
of the entire country
improves and the whole world
is better off.
Are you following what's happening here?
Girl. School. Cows. $.
Business. Clean water. Social change.
Stronger economy. Better world.
It's called the girl effect.
Multiply that by 600 million girls in the developing world,
and you've just changed the course of history.
Invest in a girl and she will do the rest.
It's no big deal.
Just the future of humanity.