Why Investing in Education is the Best Decision you Can Ever Make

Benjamin Franklin — ‘An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.’

Benjamin Franklin was one of the founding fathers of the United States of America. His quote is timeless. It is relevant today as it was decades ago. He acknowledged the value of constantly becoming more knowledgeable- an indispensable asset.

Knowledge is immense and learning is a gradual and continuous aspect. Did you know that hardly a day passes without an average person learning something new? How better will that be if you decide to invest in education?

Let’s find out, shall we?

1. When you invest in your education, you are directly investing in your OWN development. To be successful, you MUST invest in your personal development. In fact, just about every successful person in the world has one thing in common: they are constantly reading and educating themselves on a daily basis. It would be impactful to cultivate a reading culture-read at least one book a month and see the huge difference!

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Non-Verbal Communication: Learning the Kenya Sign Language

Did you know that according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), there are an estimated 466 million people in the world with disabling hearing loss? That is a significant 5% of the world’s population!! Yes, you read that right. 

In case you are wondering, sign languages refer to visual languages that use hand, facial, and body movements as a means of communication. Just as there are many spoken languages in the world, we have as many as over 135 different sign languages globally. That is amazing, right? Well, some of them include the American Sign Language (ASL), Australian Sign Language (Auslan), British Sign Language (BSL) and our very own Kenya Sign Language (KSL).

Most people believe that sign languages have derived from spoken languages. That is a misconception you will soon learn about upon enrolling for a course in Kenya Sign Language at Rifkins College, Mombasa. More specifically, sign languages are independent and natural languages that have undergone evolution over the years, just as any spoken language.

Sign language is mostly used as the main channel of communication for the Deaf or persons hard of hearing. However, sign languages also have a lot to offer for everyone. Check out this list of why sign languages are awesome!

Here are 10 good benefits of learning sign language;

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Where to Learn computer packages in Mombasa.

Now that you know why it’s important to know to be computer literate (check here incase you missed the last post), the next thing is identifying the packages to study. Generally, many packages exist in different areas of interest. Depending on the intention for learning the packages, one can choose a variety. Some common applications include SAP, Microsoft Azure, and Microsoft Office.

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