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Building Botswana

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BC: "Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end." |

FC: "Be the change you want to see in the world." Mahatma Gandhi | Building Botswana

1: Building Botswana's mission is to partner with locals in Southern Africa to build hope for poverty-stricken communities. With respect for cultural diversity and an emphasis on education, we aim to inspire moments of optimism by empowering locals to make a difference. Thank you for your generous contributions.

2: A person's a person, no matter how small. Dr. Suess

3: “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world” Nelson Mandela

4: "Real poverty is lack of books." Sidonie Gabrielle

5: "What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us are tiny matters compared to what lives within us." Ralph Waldo Emerson

6: "A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song." Maya Angelou

7: “ We must use time creatively, and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do right.” Martin Luther King

9: “Children are our most valuable resource.” Herbert Hoover

10: “When you have a hand and you have only the separate fingers, it is easy for people to break the fingers. But when you put the fingers together it is difficult to break them. Let us come together and be one, let us be people of peace, let us be people of harmony.” Archbishop Desmond Tutu

11: "Never doubt that a small group of committed people can change the world. Indeed it is the only thing that ever has." Margaret Mead

12: "Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek." Barack Obama

13: "Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much." Helen Keller

14: "The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated." Mohandas Gandhi

15: "When it is dark enough, you can see the stars. " Ralph Waldo Emerson

16: "The child must know that he is a miracle, that since the beginning of the world there hasn't been, and until the end of the world there will not be, another child like him." Pablo Casals

17: "Within the child lies the fate of the future." Maria Montessori

18: "A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops." Henry Brooks Adams

19: "The thought manifests as the word; The word manifests as the deed; The deed develops into habit; And the habit into character. So, watch the thought and its way with care And let it spring from love Born out of concern for all Beings. As the shadow follows the body, As we think, so we become." The Buddha

20: “The soul is healed by being with children” English proverb

21: “None of us comes into the world fully formed. We would not know how to think, or walk, or speak, or behave as human beings unless we learned it from other human beings. We need other human beings in order to be human. I am because other people are.” Archbishop Desmond Tutu

22: "With realization of one's own potential and self-confidence in one's ability, one can build a better world." Dalai Lama

23: "All kids need is a little help, a little hope and somebody who believes in them." Earvin Johnson

24: "The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step." Lao Tzu

25: "The bottom line is that all of us should be involved in our own futures to create a world that our children will want to live in. We all have the potential to move the world, and the world is ready to be moved." Harry Chapin

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  • Title: Building Botswana
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