All Partners

Strategic partners are made up of organisations with global reach that have a similar mission and vision as EAC, and that through their reputation and worldwide presence, support EAC with advice and access to resources and networks. Current strategic partners are:

Bharti Foundation

The Bharti Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Bharti Enterprises was established in 2000 with a vision to help underprivileged children and young people in India realize their potential. Currently, more than 42,000 students are enrolled across 254 Satya Bharti Schools in the states of Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal.

Global Partnership for Education

The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) is devoted to getting all of the estimated 57 million primary school aged children who are currently out of school into school for a quality education. EAC and GPE are working together through a strategic partnership to achieve this goal.

UNESCO

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has partnered with EAC to work toward achieving Millennium Development Goal 2, ensuring universal primary education. As a strategic partner UNESCO works with EAC to advance the agenda of out of school children at an international level. In partnership with EAC, UNESCO also implements projects in ten countries to ensure that out of school children complete a full course of primary education.

UNHCR

EAC partnership with UNHCR will ensure quality education for over 448,000 refugee children. UNHCR and EAC’s shared commitment to children in the most extreme circumstances help to ensure that all children in crisis situations have the opportunity to gain from the benefits of basic education.

UNICEF

EAC and the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) are partnering in Chad, Comoros, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan and Yemen to bring quality basic education to over 3.3 million children.

UNRWA

EAC and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) for Palestinian Refugees in the Near East have partnered to provide quality basic education to over 100,000 Palestinian children in Jordan, Lebanon, and Syria.
Implementing Partners are organisations that have a demonstrated understanding of the obstacles faced by OOSC and have implemented successful approaches to enable children to overcome these obstacles in order to access and complete a quality primary education. Current implementing partners are:

Aide et Action International

EAC has partnered with Aide et Action International in Cambodia to ensure that 57, 372 out of school children in all 24 provinces of Cambodia receive a full course of quality primary education.

Aprendiz

In partnership with EAC, Aprendiz is expanding the Department of Education’s Schools of Tomorrow program in Brazil to ensure quality basic education for the children of Rio de Janeiro’s favelas.

Bharti Foundation

The Bharti Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Bharti Enterprises was established in 2000 with a vision to help underprivileged children and young people in India realize their potential. Currently, more than 42,000 students are enrolled across 254 Satya Bharti Schools in the states of Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal.

BRAC

Through the use of boat schools and single classroom urban schools, BRAC is working in partnership with EAC to increase access to education for children living in hard to reach areas of Bangladesh’s Haor flood plain, and in the slums of Bangladesh’s cities.

British Council

The British Council, one of the UK's leading international organizations for educational and cultural relations, and has partnered with EAC to enroll 135,000 out of school children in Pakistan in schools by 2016.

Building Tomorrow

EAC has partnered with Building Tomorrow in Uganda to enrol and retain 50,980 out of school children from rural areas in quality primary education programs.

buildOn

For more than two decades, buildOn has partnered with local governments and mobilized rural villages in some of the poorest countries on the planet to build more than 618 schools in Haiti, Malawi, Mali, Nepal, Nicaragua, and Senegal. In February 2014, they broke ground on their first school in Burkina Faso.

Care International

EAC and Care, have partnered to increase enrollment and completion of a full cycle of primary education for 50,000 children in Haiti and 30,100 children in Somalia who are currently out of school.

Caritas Congo

Caritas Congo ABSL in partnership with EAC will provide 46,000 students who are currently out of school in the Democratic Republic of the Congo with a complete primary education.

Dhaka Ahsania Mission

In partnership with EAC, the Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM) in Bangladesh will establish 1,000 new Children’s Learning Centers (CLCs). The new CLCs will help enable DAM to educate 40,000 Bangladeshi children over a five year period. As part of an existing program with the European Commission, DAM runs more than 1,900 Children’s Learning Centers, with over 60,000 children currently enrolled.

Educate Girls

EAC and Educate Girls have partnered to provide quality basic education to 190,000 out of school children in India. Our collaboration comprises of two five-year projects, seeking to enrol 64,000 and 126,000 OOSC (with a particular focus on girl students) respectively in Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. Educate Girls works to systematically challenge structural, cultural and socio-economic barriers through a combination of community mobilization strategies and child-centered learning and teaching techniques.

Girl Child Network

EAC and Girl Child Network have partnered to provide 31,500 out of school children in marginalized, arid, and semi-arid regions of Kenya with quality basic education.

Gonoshahajjo Sangstha (GSS)

In partnership with EAC, Gonoshahajjo Sangstha (GSS) will provide quality basic education to 104,700 out of school Bangladeshi children over four years through its Quality Education Program. The GSS Quality Education Program is a proven model in active teaching and learning aimed at holistic development of the child.

Graça Machel Trust

Through capacity building, community mobilisation and targeted support, EAC and Graça Machel Trust are working together to roll back the phenomenon of out of school children (OOSC) in the Mara Region of Tanzania.

Gyan Shala

EAC is a partner with Gyan Shala, an Indian development organization, to provide high quality education at a low cost to 68,200 out of school children in India’s urban slums.

Handicap International

In partnership with EAC, Handicap International aims to reach more than 28,000 out of school children (OOSC) of primary age with disabilities across ten sub-Saharan African countries.

Humana People to People India

Together, EAC and Humana People to People India (HPPI) are partnering to provide 30,000 out of school children (OOSC) with access to quality primary education in Gurgaon, Mewat and other areas in the National Capital Region of Delhi.

imagine1day

EAC is partnering with imagine1day International to ensure children in Ethiopia receive a quality education. Together, EAC and imagine1day will increase education access to more than 60,000 out of school children in the regions of Oromia and Tigray.

International Rescue Committee

IRC is working in partnership with EAC to ensure that children in Côte d’Ivoire and the Democratic Republic of the Congo have opportunities to realize their fundamental right to an education.

MEDG: Monastic Education Development Group

EAC and the Monastic Education Development group (MEDG) have come together to train teachers and increase education access to 72,220 out of school children (OOSC) throughout Myanmar.

MIET Africa

In partnership with EAC, MIET Africa is working to provide 30,000 out of school children (OOSC) with access to quality primary education in South Africa’s Eastern Cape, Limpopo, Mpumalanga and North West Provinces.

Norwegian Refugee Council

EAC and the Norwegian Refugee Council have partnered to guarantee the right to education for children in western Côte d’Ivoire who are out of school due to internal displacement.

Oando Foundation

EAC, in collaboration with the Oando Foundation, will implement a three-year project to increase access to primary education for 60,000 out of school children (OOSC) across 100 public schools in Nigeria.

PACT International

EAC and PACT have partnered in Ethiopia to reach 15,120 out of school children in 27 districts with quality primary education. Using flexible and innovative education models, the EAC-PACT partnership will reach the most marginalised and hardest to reach children across six regions of Ethiopia.

Plan International

Plan International has been working in sub-Saharan Africa since the 1970s, helping poor children to realise their right to health, education, food security and protection. EAC has partnered with Plan to ensure that hundreds of thousands of primary-school age children access quality education in Ghana and Uganda. Furthermore, EAC and Plan have collaborated to expand access to Speed Schools in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger. Through separate initiatives, EAC and Plan aim to reach 331,000 out of school children (OOSC) in Ghana, Uganda, and Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger.

Roger Federer Foundation

In partnership with EAC the Roger Federer Foundation is working to improve the quality of education in Limpopo, South Africa in order to prevent dropouts and increase enrolment of out of school children.

Save the Children

Save the Children and Educate A Child have partnered in Côte d’Ivoire and Thailand/Myamar to help children affected by conflict to enrol and stay in school. In Ethiopia, the Save the Children and EAC partnership is working to reach the most marginalized children across five regions, three major cities, and two refugee camps with quality primary level education.

The Citizens Foundation (TCF)

The Citizens Foundation (TCF) in Pakistan believes that access to basic education is the right of each individual and not a privilege. The EAC-TCF partnership works to help guarantee this right, by providing quality education to children who live in rural and urban slums of Pakistan.

UNESCO

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has partnered with EAC to work toward achieving Millennium Development Goal 2, ensuring universal primary education. As a strategic partner UNESCO works with EAC to advance the agenda of out of school children at an international level. In partnership with EAC, UNESCO also implements projects in ten countries to ensure that out of school children complete a full course of primary education.

UNHCR

EAC partnership with UNHCR will ensure quality education for over 448,000 refugee children. UNHCR and EAC’s shared commitment to children in the most extreme circumstances help to ensure that all children in crisis situations have the opportunity to gain from the benefits of basic education.

UNICEF

EAC and the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) are partnering in Chad, Comoros, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan and Yemen to bring quality basic education to over 3.3 million children.

UNICEF USA

In partnership, EAC and UNICEF USA are providing quality primary education to 95,000 displaced children in Syria through offices in Amman, Damascus and Gaziantep.

United World Schools

Through community consultation and ownership, EAC and United World Schools (UWS) are teaming up to build schools and enrol 33,830 out of school children (OOSC) across Cambodia, Myanmar and Nepal.

UNRWA

EAC and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) for Palestinian Refugees in the Near East have partnered to provide quality basic education to over 100,000 Palestinian children in Jordan, Lebanon, and Syria.

World Vision

Together, EAC and World Vision aim to reach 40,000 out of school children (OOSC) with quality primary education across Karamoja’s Abim, Kotido and Kaabong districts in Uganda’s north eastern region.
Advocacy Partners bring their expertise, energy, and, indeed, their persuasive influence to get focus and action in support of changing the situation of the millions of children who are out of school. Current advocacy partners are:

Qatar Airways

Educate a Child (EAC) and Qatar Airways (QR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on April 29th, 2013 agreeing to work together in advancing the goals of EAC. QR serves 20 million passengers per year to over 125 destinations world-wide and will use its communications platforms to reach the airline’s global passenger base.

Roger Federer Foundation

In partnership with EAC the Roger Federer Foundation is working to improve the quality of education in Limpopo, South Africa in order to prevent dropouts and increase enrolment of out of school children.

Todos Pela Educação (Successfully Completed Project)

Educate a Child and Todos Pela Educação in Brazil signed an agreement on April 30th, 2013 to activate a one year project in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo to mobilize support for school inclusion, retention and education quality for out of school children.

UNESCO

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has partnered with EAC to work toward achieving Millennium Development Goal 2, ensuring universal primary education. As a strategic partner UNESCO works with EAC to advance the agenda of out of school children at an international level. In partnership with EAC, UNESCO also implements projects in ten countries to ensure that out of school children complete a full course of primary education.
Resource partners are organisations that contribute to EAC’s mission through providing evidence of what works in reaching OOSC; innovation in developing the most practical, appropriate, and affordable means to addressing the obstacles faced by OOSC; and financial resources that help close the funding gap for primary education. Current resource partners are:

Bharti Foundation

The Bharti Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Bharti Enterprises was established in 2000 with a vision to help underprivileged children and young people in India realize their potential. Currently, more than 42,000 students are enrolled across 254 Satya Bharti Schools in the states of Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal.

ExxonMobil

ExxonMobil, an EAC resource partner, supports global programs that encourage greater access to education as a critical means of increasing opportunities for social and economic development.

Qatar Airways

Educate a Child (EAC) and Qatar Airways (QR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on April 29th, 2013 agreeing to work together in advancing the goals of EAC. QR serves 20 million passengers per year to over 125 destinations world-wide and will use its communications platforms to reach the airline’s global passenger base.