Education is a right deserved by all, which the international human rights law guarantees. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted in 1948, declared in Article 26: ‘Everyone has the right to education’.
According to a UNESCO report in 2016, up to 263 million children globally were not attending school. This number reflects about one in every 10 children. In the past, education wasn’t given the attention it requires. This has given birth to a recent rise in the number of governments and organizations working to improve and provide education opportunities to address this growing issue.
Chairman of Royal Golden Eagle, Sukanto Tanoto founded the Tanoto Foundation along with his wife, Tinah Bingei Tanoto, in 1981. The Tanoto Foundation aims to improve access to knowledge and education globally. Presently, they operate in Indonesia, Singapore, and China.
Starting off with Southeast Asian institutes, Sukanto Tanoto’s foundation has partnered with Wharton …