Even basic school supplies like pencils, notebooks and erasers are hard to come by - and nearly impossible to afford - for many families living in poverty around the world.    Baptist Global Response is sponsoring the “Kits for Kids” campaign to help equip a child with the tools needed to get an education.

Even basic school supplies like pencils, notebooks and erasers are hard to come by - and nearly impossible to afford - for many families living in poverty around the world. Baptist Global Response is sponsoring the “Kits for Kids” campaign to help equip a child with the tools needed to get an education.

The Julia Project raises money for school supplies for a classroom in Kenya.

The Julia Project raises money for school supplies for a classroom in Kenya.

Children from the Narlai village in India try to find a comfortable way to sit on the floor.

Children from the Narlai village in India try to find a comfortable way to sit on the floor.

Kids Share their Corner of the World: Learn about Kenya from @Becky Hui Chan (kidworldcitizen.org)

Kids Share their Corner of the World: Learn about Kenya from @Becky Hui Chan (kidworldcitizen.org)

Education is the single largest determining factor for future economic status. Yet, 130 million young people worldwide are not in school—and 70 percent are girls. If a girl cannot complete secondary school, she is at a higher risk of illiteracy, HIV and early marriage, offering little chance of reaching her potential. #education

Education is the single largest determining factor for future economic status. Yet, 130 million young people worldwide are not in school—and 70 percent are girls. If a girl cannot complete secondary school, she is at a higher risk of illiteracy, HIV and early marriage, offering little chance of reaching her potential. #education

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