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How kids in developing countries dream big compared to students in the U.S.


To find out what kids around the world dream of when it comes to pursuing the best life they can imagine, the ChildFund Alliance surveyed 5,100 children throughout Africa, Asia, the Americas and the United States, the Huffington Post reports. The nonprofit, which works with vulnerable kids in 56 countries, asked privileged kids and children in need questions about their ideal jobs and how they would improve their countries as president. The survey concluded that those in developing countries are focused on education, while kids in the United States have the chance to set their sights on the arts and sports.

“American children have the luxury of setting their career hopes high, but those in developing countries are focused on the single best way to disrupt the cycle of poverty—education,” says Anne Lynam Goddard, president and CEO of ChildFund International…

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