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5/20/2014 (3 months ago)

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YCVF places its first order for the XO Tablet, a quality leanring tool.

Your Catholic Voice Foundation is ready to order its first batch of XO Tablets, generously donated by readers of Catholic Online. The latest development is another step in the organization's three-step plan to  feed, educate, and provide quality learning tools to children in developing nations to cure disease, end poverty, provide education, and stop corruption.

One Tablet Per Child will help defeat world poverty and hunger by forming a critical component in the bid to deliver moral education to children.

One Tablet Per Child will help defeat world poverty and hunger by forming a critical component in the bid to deliver moral education to children.

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By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

5/20/2014 (3 months ago)

Published in Living Faith

Keywords: XO Tablet, third world, poverty, hunger, education, Pope Francis, morals, technology, Africa


LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - Your Catholic Voice Foundation is ordering its first batch of XO Tablets, generously gifted to the organization by readers of Catholic Online. The next step will be to distribute the tablets to children in schools where they can be used to promote moral education.

The progress is part of YCVF's plan to give every child in the developing world a tablet computer which they can use for learning. Tablet computers such as the XO Tablet are designed for education in the developing world and use by children. The tablets are durable and can replace an entire library of books.

Stamp out poverty and hunger forever with education.


When combined with moral education, food and medicine, the tablets provide another key component in the overall plan which is to end world hunger and poverty through food, medicine and education.

Poverty is the condition most closely associated with hunger and poverty is caused by a lack of resources, particularly medicine and education, and corruption. By addressing these issues, YCVF hopes to stamp out poverty and hunger in the decades to come.

The program begins with shipments of food and medicine to schools where these precious resources are needed. Parents will commonly send this children to school for the food. Children, once in school, will receive a moral education, which is one based on Christian values and ethics. They will be further engaged by the XO Tablets which make learning easier and fun.

Once prepared with a moral education, these children can be expected to grow into responsible adults, less inclined towards corruption. The end result is an end to poverty, which is the primary contributor to hunger.

An end to this scourge is in sight, but it can only be secured by the generous efforts of those who care.

If you are one of those who care, and who wish to join Pope Francis' campaign of 'Prayer and Action' to end world hunger by 2025, please consider contributing to this campaign with a one-time gift. Your efforts will help Pope Francis and others accomplish the amazing goal of banishing world hunger and absolute poverty from the face of the Earth.

Join us by clicking here.

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Pope Francis: end world hunger through 'Prayer and Action'


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Pope Francis Prayer Intentions for August 2014
Refugees:
That refugees, forced by violence to abandon their homes, may find a generous welcome and the protection of their rights.
Oceania: That Christians in Oceania may joyfully announce the faith to all the people of that region.



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