Access to education is a dream for many girls around the world. This issue was recently highlighted by the horrific shooting of 14-year old Pakistani peace activist and advocate for girls’ education Malala Yousafzai. With 9 November being declared “Malala Day”, it’s an opportunity to remind ourselves that 32 million girls, more than Australia’s population, are still denied a primary education. Lifeline Energy is working to change this harrowing statistic through radio education.
On her last day as as an intern, Rhea Ranjan explains how interning at Lifeline Energy helped her understand how access to information and clean lighting is an important aspect of international development.