Nutrition, home environment, stable income, and quality of work impact people’s well-being, which is closely related to capacities for learning and development. For
example, household financial stress has been linked to cognitive deficits, and loneliness has been found to increase the chance of mortality.
What if we could alleviate much of the daily struggles by investing in social safety nets that would improve not only mental and physical health, but also build academic
resilience, reduce learning gaps and enhance cognitive functions?