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Why Literacy and Conservation go hand-in-hand

When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. - John Muir

Most of the children in Africa will never visit a game reserve or experience the importance of conservation first-hand. Yet, the future of this continent, which relies on tourism, depends on our children developing a desire to protect endangered species or plant and animal life, and preserve their natural environment. If these children are to develop a love for animals at an early age, and a desire to want to protect them as they grow up, then the next best thing is to learn to read and experience the wonder of wildlife through stories on a page.