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Education Above All Foundation and Sherborne Qatar Support a School in Cambodia

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May 14, 2018
Sherborne Qatar School is delighted to announce that it will be working with United World Schools (UWS), a partner organisation of Education Above All (EAA)/Educate A Child (EAC), to support the Som Roung School in northeast Cambodia. At Sherborne Qatar, community service is a hallmark principle -- pupils should not only have an understanding of others but should try and do something positive to help those who do not enjoy the same privileges as them and understand the mechanics of how that help is given.
A Valuable Lesson

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A new approach to schooling in Myanmar is winning big smiles
WORLD LEADERS CELEBRATE MAJOR MILESTONE IN EMPOWERING 10 MILLION MARGINALIZED OUT OF SCHOOL CHILDREN THROUGH QUALITY EDUCATION

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April 28, 2018
Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, UN Secretary General António Guterres and leaders from the United Nations, NGOs and global industry, including the President of the Republic of Ghana and model philanthropist Naomi Campbell, celebrate an important milestone in addressing a growing international challenge.
A New Lease of Life

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Helping children in North India by preparing them for formal education
EAA and UNHCR High-Level Forum in Geneva Shines Light on Barriers in Delivering Quality Education

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March 28, 2018
Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of the Education Above All (EAA) Foundation and UN SDG Advocate, joined the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, at a high-level forum today to urge the international community to facilitate access to quality education for displaced children.
144,000 Refugee and Hard-to-Reach Children In Bangladesh and Somalia to Access Quality Education

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March 28, 2018
Education Above All (EAA) Foundation signs two new projects to partner with BRAC in Bangladesh and Mercy Corps in Somalia. EAA through its programme Educate A Child (EAC), will help over 144,000 out of school children displaced by or affected by conflict, to access primary education.
A Bright New Day

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Breaking down barriers to give children in Uganda a better future
HH Sheikha Moza & Director General Of UNESCO Urge Renewed Commitment for Education

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February 28, 2018
Number of out-of-school primary level children rises to 63 million, according to new UNESCO figures
Learning for Longer

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

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Giving children in South Africa a bright future by getting their education on track
Learn Everything

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Giving South Sudan’s child refugees an education in a safe space
Making Positive Change

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Helping dreams come true for children in isolated Cambodian communities
Prospects Renewed

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How education is changing lives
A Mother’s Blessing

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An education is the greatest gift that young daughters in Somalia can receive
It Takes a Village to Raise a Child

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Helping schoolchildren in rural Nepal receive an education

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Education Above All Foundation and Sherborne Qatar Support a School in Cambodia

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May 14, 2018
Sherborne Qatar School is delighted to announce that it will be working with United World Schools (UWS), a partner organisation of Education Above All (EAA)/Educate A Child (EAC), to support the Som Roung School in northeast Cambodia. At Sherborne Qatar, community service is a hallmark principle -- pupils should not only have an understanding of others but should try and do something positive to help those who do not enjoy the same privileges as them and understand the mechanics of how that help is given.
WORLD LEADERS CELEBRATE MAJOR MILESTONE IN EMPOWERING 10 MILLION MARGINALIZED OUT OF SCHOOL CHILDREN THROUGH QUALITY EDUCATION

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April 28, 2018
Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, UN Secretary General António Guterres and leaders from the United Nations, NGOs and global industry, including the President of the Republic of Ghana and model philanthropist Naomi Campbell, celebrate an important milestone in addressing a growing international challenge.
144,000 Refugee and Hard-to-Reach Children In Bangladesh and Somalia to Access Quality Education

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March 28, 2018
Education Above All (EAA) Foundation signs two new projects to partner with BRAC in Bangladesh and Mercy Corps in Somalia. EAA through its programme Educate A Child (EAC), will help over 144,000 out of school children displaced by or affected by conflict, to access primary education.
EAA and UNHCR High-Level Forum in Geneva Shines Light on Barriers in Delivering Quality Education

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March 28, 2018
Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of the Education Above All (EAA) Foundation and UN SDG Advocate, joined the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, at a high-level forum today to urge the international community to facilitate access to quality education for displaced children.
HH Sheikha Moza & Director General Of UNESCO Urge Renewed Commitment for Education

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February 28, 2018
Number of out-of-school primary level children rises to 63 million, according to new UNESCO figures
Across ASEAN Countries – Transforming Pledges into Action

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July 02, 2017
On a regional level, EAC has been deeply engaged and directly supported the enrolment and retention of out of school children (OOSC) through different partnerships in Cambodia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar and Thailand. Through one such collaboration, EAC and UNESCO worked together and helped create the space for additional political consensus, planning and the implementation of interventions that will benefit the region's dispossessed children and their access to education.
EAC Attends the CIES Conference on ‘Problematizing (In) Equality’

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April 10, 2017
Over the course of a five-day period in Atlanta, the CIES Conference treated diverse and salient subjects, such as issues facing immigrant students in the U.S.; development and innovation; and reaching vulnerable and excluded out of school children (OOSC).
Dr. Mary Joy Pigozzi, Executive Director EAC, Addresses U.S. Fund for UNICEF’s Annual Meeting in Washington, DC

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April 03, 2017
Educate A Child (EAC) was invited by the President and CEO of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF to address the organisation’s annual meeting.
Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser visits Alternative Learning Programme in Khartoum

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March 13, 2017
Her Highnesss Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Advocate for the UN Sustainable Development Goals, today met with children, beneficiaries and staff at one of the projects her foundations are supporting to improve opportunities for young people in Sudan.
Education Above All Showcased at Qatar Exxon Mobil Open 2017 Tennis Championship

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January 09, 2017
During the championship match between Andy Murray, and Novak Djokovic, at the Qatar ExxonMobil Open in Doha, the Education Above All (EAA) Foundation and its programme, Educate A Child (EAC) were recognised for their global impact on access to education.
Bharti Foundation Wins Platinum at the 'FAME Excellence Awards 2016'

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October 19, 2016
Recently, the Bharti Foundation earned two platinum FAME Excellence Awards for its work to increase access to quality education. The Foundation was specifically recognised for the ‘The Satya Bharti Quality Support Programme’ and the EAC-supported ‘The Satya Bharti Learning Centre Programme’.
Laying Bricks for the Future with UNICEF Chad

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September 26, 2016
Educate A Child salutes the efforts of UNICEF and the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) to bring key stakeholders together to keep the promise of quality primary education for all children through the Revitalizing Basic Education in Chad project.
EAC Stands with UNESCO to Support OOSC in ASEAN Countries

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September 25, 2016
It is with pride that Educate A Child stands with its partner, UNESCO Asia, to support the ASEAN Declaration for unity and collaboration to strengthen education for out of school children (OOSC) and youth.
Dr Pigozzi Addresses the 10th Seoul ODA International Conference

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September 25, 2016
Educate A Child was pleased to accept the invitation to participate in the 10th Seoul Overseas Development Assistance International Conference, an event co-hosted by the Republic of Korea’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA).
Building Schools in Nepal – New Partners and New Opportunities

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September 25, 2016
As part of Educate A Child’s unwavering commitment to facilitating the world’s most vulnerable children’s right to a quality primary education, working in partnership with countries in difficult circumstances is critical.

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Transforming Lives Through Education

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"In the past, I had only seen computers from afar,” says 10-year-old Rukayya Mohammed Baital, who lives in northeastern Nigeria. “In my settlement everything revolves around our animals… We rarely have access to electricity.”
Ouattara’s Story: How an Out of School Boy in Rural Côte d’Ivoire Made it back to School

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Ouattara Bazoumana is a 12-year-old boy. He lives with his parents in the rural village of Ouassegbogo in Côte d’Ivoire, where life can be di cult for a family with limited means. Even though Ouattara had to walk several kilometres to the nearest school, he loved school.
A Future Reimagined: Fatra’s Story

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“The previous classrooms were not good: donkeys and sheep slept in them at night and there were no chairs. This classroom has furniture and chairs. It is very beautiful,” says Fatra.
Shimuly Dreams of Being a Teacher

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Shimuly, a 12-year-old girl from rural Raipur Upazila in the Laxmipur district of Noakhali, Bangladesh, has been studying at a Children’s Learning Center (CLC), courtesy of a project partnership between Educate A Child and the Dhaka Ahsania Mission (DAM).
Education Gives Suhani the Freedom of Choice

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Suhani*, a 12-year-old girl from rural Rajasthan, India, went to school regularly until a few years ago. She struggled with reading and writing and had no support to strengthen her abilities.
Marufa: One Girl Determined to Go to School

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Marufa, a 14-year-old girl from the Korail slum in Dhaka, Bangladesh, is a class five student at Boubazar-1 BRAC Primary School on track to sit the Primary Education Completion Examination. Three years ago, Marufa was in class one and could neither read nor write. She was shy, nervous, and worried about school. Marufa did not participate in class and she disliked school rules and regulations.
Confronting Barriers to Girls’ Education in Kenya

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Since Kenya introduced free primary education in 2003, enrolment rates have increased to 84 per cent. However, in some regions, where poverty levels and gender inequality are high, only 19 per cent of girls are enrolled in school.
Bridging the Education Gap for Underprivileged Children in India

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​With a clean face and uniform, seven-year-old Anjana Bano races ahead of her two older brothers as they head for school. On her way, she waves to her disabled mother, watching with pride from the hut her family calls home. This was not always the case.​
Charlène – A Student and a Mother

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In Cote d’Ivoire, the Norwegian Refugee Council’s (NRC) Bridging Tomorrow project and Educate A Child have trained 460 school directors in school management, child protection, and the necessity of educating children, especially young mothers. Its accelerated learning programme has enrolled 16,000 OOSC since 2013.
Reversing the Tragedies of the Pristine Valleys: The Revolutionary Walk, Taking a Child to School in Swat, Pakistan

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In 1961 when Queen Elizabeth II visited Swat, she was so overwhelmed by its natural beauty she referred to it as “the Switzerland of the East”. Over the past decade violence has upended this description.
Educate A Child and the UNHCR Work Together to Build a Better Future for Refugee Children in Chad

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In a peanut field at the Djabal refugee camp, people work under the unflinching gaze of the sun. Radia Youssouf, 15, is one of them. War in Darfur forced Radia and her family to flee Sudan.
Making quality education a reality for children in Chad

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In Chad, where access to quality education remains a significant challenge, UNICEF, Educate A Child (EAC), and other partners are supporting the government with a project aimed at strengthening education for almost a million children.
Restoring hope to learn

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“When I joined this school, I could hardly read and write. Now I am the best in my class; I can even speak English. When I grow up I want to be a doctor and help all people who are sick or hurt,” says 12-year-old Hamdi.
A new photo book keeps focus on out of school children

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As part of its continued effort to highlight the pressing need for primary education for all, Educate A Child, a programme of the Education Above All Foundation (EAA), officially launched a new book at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris in October.
Educate A Child and Gonoshahajjo Sangstha (GSS) in Bangladesh

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High-quality education for out of school children in Bangladesh – the Gonoshahajjo Sangstha (GSS) children and their Ananda Niketon schools.

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