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Join our vision for children's education

With access to a quality education, children become lifelong learners, transform their communities and experience life in all its fullness. We work with communities and local governments to address the barriers to a quality education for all children. Empowering parents and teachers with the tools and training they need gives children the opportunity to shine.

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1.9 Million

provided with educational support or training

3.4 Million

reached with educational support materials

A world with education for all

We are making progress. In Armenia, we've strengthened parents' ability to better fulfill their role as first teachers and first protectors to their infants. Teachers in Malawi have been trained to help children attain basic literacy skills. We’ve set up reading clubs so kids can practice reading outside the classroom, and made millions of books available in languages where previously no children's books existed. In Zimbabwe, we worked with churches and communities to remove the cultural barriers that prevented girls from remaining in school. 

But there’s more to be done. All children have the right to a safe, inclusive and quality education. We want all children to be educated for life, in a safe and nurturing environment, in order to lead productive and fulfilling lives.

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International Day of Education

24 January

As Nelson Mandela reminds us: "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world"

The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 24 January as International Day of Education, in celebration of the role of education for peace and development. “Changing Course, Transforming Education” is the Theme of International Education Day 2022.

Without inclusive and equitable quality education and lifelong opportunities for all, countries will not succeed in achieving gender equality and breaking the cycle of poverty that is leaving millions of children, youth and adults behind.

Mother and child

We believe education starts on day one

Featured Project

Eighty per cent of brain development happens in the first three years of life, and 90 per cent is complete by age five. It’s vital that parents are given sound information and support to help nurture and protect infants, toddlers and pre-school aged children to see them reach their full potential....

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WV Provided children, parents and caregivers with education support or training during COVID-19 pandemic
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Unlock Literacy

Learning to read in the first years of primary school is critical for retention and success in future grades. Unlock Literacy focuses on building foundational learning and core reading skills.

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Our Work ...

Our Project Models:

  • Go Baby Go - Find out more about our ECD approach that targets the first 1,000+ days of a child's life 
  • Learning Roots -  Find out how to assist with the earliest years of a child’s life are a window of opportunity to support the emergence of literacy, numeracy and life skills
  • Unlock Literacy - Find out how to assist unlocking literacy for lifelong learning outcomes

are being integrated and adapted across the world to ensure children are being educated despite the challenges.