Educate A Child Goes to WISE 2019!


January 06, 2020
WISE 2019 brought together a formidable array of education stakeholders, development actors, eminent personalities, teachers and students to call attention to the changing nature of the education landscape in the 21st Century and the imperatives of awareness and responsible action. Amid this beehive of activity, EAC planned a wide range of panel discussions, launched its new ZERO Strategy through a landmark plenary session and signed formal agreements to continue to reach OOSC and at-risk children worldwide.
EAA/EAC Journeys to NYC to Join in UNGA 73


December 11, 2018
Under the rubric of “Making the United Nations Relevant to All People: Global Leadership and Shared Responsibilities for Peaceful, Equitable and Sustainable Societies”, EAA/EAC had a robust presence through the duration of UNGA 73, assembling critical stakeholders, technical experts and key partners, and taking up important issues in education head on.
Landmark Moments for Out of School Children Worldwide from Paris, to Geneva and New York


September 25, 2018
Education Above All/Educate A Child launched the “Reaching 10 Million Out of School Children” event in New York City in April, a critical culmination of years of work and determination, and in fact part of broader awareness-raising campaign regarding the SDGs in Paris with UNESCO and the importance of quality education for refugees and IDPs with UNHCR in Geneva in the months prior.
Moving To Address Children Who Are At Risk Of Missing Out On Education


September 20, 2018
"EAC is not going to rest on its laurels. With the help of our partners, we were able to increase education access to over 10 million out of school children. But, reaching that milestone made us more aware of the work that remains to be done. So, I’m thrilled to announce that EAC is now proactively working to prevent at-risk children from missing out on the right to education," says Dr Mary Joy Pigozzi, Executive Director, Educate A Child (EAC).
A Promise Kept: Celebrating our Collective Achievement of Securing Commitments to Enrol 10 Million OOSC


July 17, 2018
After successfully launching the 10 Million Milestone Event at the New York Public Library, EAC organised a partners meeting by assembling the leadership and representatives from almost every member of its vast network on 28 April to assess the progress made and lessons learned.
Become a Partner

The power of partnership is critical to our operational framework. We recognise that there are many organisations that are already very active in working to get, and keep children in quality primary education programmes, and have extensive knowledge about the challenges that out of school children face.  EAC seeks partners to support the acceleration the identification, enrollment and completion of a quality primary education for a significant number of out of school children.

If your organisation shares EAC’s vision of a world where every individual has the opportunity to learn through a quality primary education, and is interested in becoming an EAC partner, please visit the ‘Become A Partner’ section of our website to discover more about EAC partnership types and criteria.  Guidelines on submitting an Expression of Interest for partnership can also be found in this section.

Priority Countries


Based on international statistics, EAC has identified a number of priority countries where it supports partners’ efforts.

EAC is open to working with partners in these countries towards the enrollment of many more children, into quality education programmes.





A Valuable Lesson


A new approach to schooling in Myanmar is winning big smiles
A New Lease of Life


Helping children in North India by preparing them for formal education
A Bright New Day


Breaking down barriers to give children in Uganda a better future
Learning for Longer


Bringing children back to school in Ethiopia with an extended education
Going Back to School


Giving children in South Africa a bright future by getting their education on track
Educate A Child invites you to make a donation

On average, EAC invests US$100 to enable a child to fulfil her/his right to a quality primary education.

  • 2012/2013: EAC enrolled over 500,000 out of school children and partners committed to enrol 1.5 million.
  • 2013/2014: EAC enrolled over 533,000 additional out of school children and enrolment commitments increased to 2 million.
  • 2014/2015: EAC enrolments exceeded 2.1 million out of school children and partner enrolment commitments increased to more than 6 million.
  • 2015/2016: EAC enrolments surpassed 3.3 million out of school children and partners committed to enrolling more than 6.9 million.
  • 2016/2017: EAC has enrolled more than 5 million out of school children worldwide have been enrolled and EAC partners have committed to enrolling upwards of 7.2 million.
  • 2017: EAC has enrolled more than 5.7 million out of school children to date and has partnership commitments in place to reach 8.8 million.
  • 2018: EAC has enrolled more than 7.5 million out of school children to date and has partnership commitments in place to reach 10.4 million.
  • 2019: EAC has enrolled more than 8.4 million out of school children to date and has partnership commitments in place to reach 10.4 million.
  • Since inception, EAC has implemented 72 projects in 50 countries.

Your support in helping Educate A Child to achieve its goal to reach 10 million Out of School Children will make a big difference.



Join the EAC Team

EAC is, at its heart, is a commitment to children who are out of school; we help to provide millions of children with an opportunity to learn and to surpass the very real and significant barriers to education that they face, each and every day.

We are searching for the best candidates to join us in our unwavering mission to enrol and retain 10 million out of school children in quality primary education programmes.  If you think you can support us in achieving our goals and would like to join our growing team, please review the current vacancies below, which also contain information on how to apply:

Educate A Child is focused and enthusiastic in its search for new team members; however, please note that due to the size of our small but growing team, EAC is unable to accept speculative applications and can only consider candidates that strongly match the advertised job descriptions.  

If your profile does not match the job description for the role that you are interested in and you feel that you can add value in another area, please visit the careers page at our parent foundation website: Education Above All and review the other roles currently available.
EAC wishes you all the best in your career search.

Disclaimer: The graphic presentation of boundaries used by EAA/EAC in this map is consistent with those produced by the UN Cartographic Section. This map is provided to facilitate the general location of supported projects. EAA/EAC does not have an official position regarding boundaries of or disputed boundaries between countries.

Meet our partners

EAC works with a diverse set of partners to accelerate the identification, enrolment and completion of primary education for a significant number of out of school children.