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Politics for Education

Education needs resources...including a political representative...
Resources are usually allocated to politicians or on their hands at least!
Many NGOs tiny or giant (e.g. UNICEF) trying their best to leave no child behind and it seems like it's open-ended thread.

Through analyzing our situation here in Sudan...and believing on Education as the way and only way to develop. I came up with this idea:
Forming a political party for Education.

According to Sudan political parties regulations we need 500 members to register officially...we started a Facebook group "Sudan Education party" last Monday, July 23rd, 2012... today, Monday, July 30th, 2012..we're nearly 1000.


As far as I know, this is the first of it's kind in Sudan (Don't know if you're aware of such initiative else where).

We'll resume our efforts to bring OLPC to Sudan, and make use of all of these TED talks/initiatives...this time with our own political support...

Your thoughts/input is highly appreciated.

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    Aug 24 2012: This is a laudable project.
    But be aware that good intentions are not enough to guarantee success or excellent excecution of ideas.
    There must be administrative structures that would ensure probity and accountability; so that donations and funds are channelled majorly to education; and not to political jobbers or opportunists who think they should get financial rewards for every input.

    Thanks for your effort.
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      Aug 25 2012: Thanks Feyisayo...

      Any input on how to interpret these good intentions into reality rather than NGO arm for the proposed political party?

      We're opening up everything for discussion on our FB group
      "Sudan Education Party"
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        Aug 27 2012: The vision and objectives of the party should be clear to all members and supporters so that someone would not be expecting the party to do something that is not in line with the party programmes. For one, I know that the party is not like the typical political parties where people make donation and expect to be rewarded with contracts and offices.

        I think members and supporters should be well educated so that they can give what they have......sound education.

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