Tolerance Overcomes Borders

 

In our society, which has obtained prosperity and favourable living conditions through relentless effort and hard work, tolerance towards the neediest among us has become part of a culture that we are proud of. In helping others, we also infuse our own lives with additional purpose.

 

The right to grow up in a family, the right to an upbringing, to education must not depend on a person's birth, geographical location or parentage.

 

In his Metamorphoses, Ovid said: “vis est notissima fontis” – “The power of the fountain is well known”. Let's use the fountain to provide underprivileged youngsters with the vigour they need.