One SC woman making a difference — globally

This is another column in an occasional series about people in South Carolina who are making a difference. Jennifer Jones-Wood is our guest columnist, and she writes about her work in South Carolina to help young girls around the world.

Today, 130,000,000 girls do not have access to education. Please let that sink in.

One hundred and thirty million girls do not have access to education. If you were to count from 1 to 130,000,000 without stopping it would take you approximately eight years. Now that I have your attention let me tell you about The ONE Campaign.

ONE was started in May of 2004 by U2 front man Bono and Bobby Shriver whose family started Special Olympics. ONE is an international, non-partisan, non-profit, advocacy group that fights extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa, by raising awareness and

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