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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.
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).
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.
Educate A Child is Heartened by Educate Girls’ Year 1 DIB Results

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September 07, 2016
Development Impact Bond (DIB) results indicate that the Educate Girls’ interventions in Rajasthan are eliminating the gender gap in terms of enrolment and raising learning levels in literacy and numeracy.
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.
Ground-breaking programme secures access to education for 16,000 children living in Rio’s slums

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August 25, 2016
Education Above All Foundation in partnership with the Association Apprentice School City (Aprendiz) and the Municipal Secretary of Education of Rio de Janeiro secure access to education for 16,000 children living in Rio’s slums.
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.
Educate A Child signs agreement with United World Schools to reach over 33,000 children in Cambodia, Myanmar and Nepal

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July 10, 2016
Educate A Child (EAC), a programme of the Qatar based Education Above All Foundation (EAA), has signed a three year agreement with United World Schools (UWS), a UK registered charity, to provide quality primary education to over 33,000 out of school children across remote and marginalised communities in Cambodia, Myanmar and Nepal.
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.

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EAC Previews Photography Book to Highlight Plight of Out of School Children

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October 05, 2015
In a brief ceremony held at United Nations Headquarters in New York, Education Above All Foundation (EAA) previewed the book ‘Challenges & Reality’, a new collection of images from photojournalist Maher Attar.
Sports making a difference to children in difficult circumstances

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June 23, 2015
In the year 2000 the world’s governments made a promise to provide primary education for all children. Despite this promise and the hard work of many organisations and governments, there remain 58M children who are out of school.
Qatar comes together for ‘A Night for Nepal’

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June 02, 2015
A Charity Dinner and Auction on June 4th to support Nepal’s children.
UNESCO issues Incheon Declaration in support of new Education Sustainable Development Goals

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June 01, 2015
From 19 – 21 May, 2015 three members of the EAC team along with several of their Education Above All colleagues participated in the World Education Forum (WEF) in Incheon, Republic of Korea.
World Education Forum adopts Incheon declaration

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May 23, 2015
Over 130 Education Ministers and more than 1500 participants have now adopted the Incheon Declaration "Education 2030: Towards inclusive and equitable quality education and lifelong learning for all" that will mobilise all countries and partners to implement the new sustainable development goal (SDG) on education.
KOICA Signs Agreement with the Educate Above All Foundation to Support Out of School Children

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May 19, 2015
Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) has today signed an agreement with the Education Above All Foundation (EAA) in Seoul, Republic of Korea.
HH urges international community to prioritise quality primary education for millions of Out Of School Children

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May 19, 2015
Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser this morning gave a keynote speech at the 6th Asian Leadership Conference, seeking to forge new alliances between the education and business communities.
Shafallah kids donate three paintings for Educate A Child

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May 17, 2015
Shafallah Centre for Children with Special Needs took part in a special auction, donating three of its students’ paintings.
World Education Forum in Korea

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May 14, 2015
Education Above All Foundation (EAA) and its global programme Educate A Child (EAC) will attend the World Education Forum, taking place in Incheon in the Republic of Korea from the 19th-22nd May.
Educate A Child Receives Donation from K108 Hotel in Doha

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May 03, 2015
Educate A Child (EAC), a programme of Education Above All Foundation (EAA), received a financial contribution from the K108 Hotel in Doha.
EAC Signs Agreement with the Agence Française de Développement to Support Primary Education

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April 29, 2015
Educate A Child and The French Development Agency agree to collaborate on education projects in Sub-Saharan Africa
Northwestern University Qatar students show their support for EAC in dedicated solidarity walk

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April 22, 2015
Over 100 students from Northwestern University Qatar (NU-Q) took part in a charity walk on Saturday 18th, organised by Educate A Child, a global programme of Education Above All (EAA), and NU-Q.
EAC partners with buildOn and Building Tomorrow

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March 24, 2015
Educate A Child (EAC), a programme of Education Above All (EAA), has partnered with two NGOs, buildOn and Building Tomorrow, to provide quality learning environments and enroll out of school children in Haiti, Senegal, Mali, Malawi, Burkina Faso, Nepal and Uganda.
Qatar Racing Equestrian Club Partners with Educate A Child

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March 01, 2015
Educate A Child (EAC), a programme of Education Above All Foundation (EAA), received a financial contribution from the Qatar Racing & Equestrian Club on the concluding day of the H.H. The Emir 24th International Equestrian Sword Festival.
Ahlibank and Education Above All share joint events to mark  2015 National Sport Day

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February 15, 2015
Ahlibank in partnership with Education Above All (EAA)’s programme Educate A Child participated in two joint events to demonstrate their commitment to National Sport Day.

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Building Tomorrow

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“You have saved our children from studying under a tree,” said Muganga, chairman of the building committee at the opening of the Building Tomorrow Primary School of Mabaale. “We cannot extend enough thanks for the good work that has been done here.”
School of Wisdom and Knowledge

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Tulsi Khetaji Meghwal, daughter of a roadside vegetable vendor in Ahmedabad, India, has just passed her board exams with distinction and is off to study engineering at college.
Bridging the education gaps for Palestinian refugee children of Syria

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In its fifth year, the Syrian conflict has devastated the lives and livelihoods of millions of Syrians. Equally shattered are the lives of the 560,000 Palestinian refugees who called Syria home.
Educate A Child and Save the Children

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In partnership with Educate A Child (EAC), Save the Children is implementing the Assisting Conflict-Affected Children Enroll and Stay in School (ACCESS) project in eastern Myanmar and Thailand. The project seeks to provide access to quality primary education for out of school children affected by the protracted conflict in Myanmar.
Educate A Child and CARE support Partners for Learning

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Reaching out of school children in Haiti through solidarity, community mobilisation, and partnership.
EAC in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

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For decades, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been characterised by extreme poverty, cycles of violent conflict, and lack of socio-economic opportunities, with children and youth among those most affected.
Teaching and protecting refugee children in Rwanda

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Since 2012, Educate A Child (EAC) has been in partnership with the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) in 12 countries across the world to provide over 270,000 refugee children with access to quality primary education. Rwanda is one of these countries.
Reaching marginalised children in Cambodia

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In partnership with EAC, Aide et Action International (AEA) is leading a consortium of 17 national and international organisations to provide education to 57,372 out-of-school children in all 25 provinces of Cambodia by the end of 2017. The EAC project seeks to reach the most marginalised children, including children with disabilities, to ensure that they receive a quality primary education.
Qatar Airways Supports Educate A Child

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Qatar Airways proudly supports the globally focused Educate A Child programme launched in November 2012 by Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, and recently made a donation of QAR2.4 million to help EAC’s worldwide agenda.
Invest in Sudan’s future generations

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Sudan is the point where Africa meets the Middle East: a country with a rich cultural heritage and enormous potential for development. Any nation aspiring toward peace and prosperity must invest in its human resources, first of all its children; and Sudan is no exception.
Challenges and Reality

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A new book of photography by Maher Attar highlights the struggle for education across four continents.
Build A Future

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In partnership with Educate A Child (EAC), Save the Children is implementing the Build a Future project in Côte d’Ivoire. Build a Future seeks to strengthen the capacity of communities that have been affected by over a decade of conflict to provide quality primary education for their children.
Educate Girls

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The number of out-of-school children in India without access to primary education is estimated at almost 1.7 million, and poverty is identified as a fundamental challenge to enrolment. However, gender discrimination is a significant contributor to the growing number of out-of-school children. To many poor families, educating a girl means losing her as an income provider for the family.
Supporting education in Iran

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Conflict and instability in Iraq and Afghanistan over the past 30 years have forced a substantial number of refugees to flee to the Islamic Republic of Iran, with the country currently hosting more than 882,000 refugees.
Primary Education for All Ages

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There are over two million out-ofschool children in Ethiopia. A lack of infrastructure, early childhood marriage, child labour and, in some cases, a general distrust of formal education are all barriers that prevent children from going to school.

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