Alice Albright and Julia Gillard, respectively Chief Executive Officer and Board Chair of the Global Partnership for Education, put a hand on their heart as a sign of solidarity with the people affected by the Ebola crisis in West Africa. “Hands on heart” is one of the ways that people from Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone greet each other nowadays to avoid physical contact. It allows them to keep this basic social norm (greeting each other) while respecting the safety rules to avoid possible contact with the virus.
The Global Partnership for Education works in all three of these countries.
Follow the #HandsOnHearts campaign in support of the people of West Africa