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EAC Congratulates Aluno Presente on its New Partnerships

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June 26, 2016
By taking this step towards sustainability and working with new partners, the Aluno interventions and lessons learned will achieve broader replication and scale.
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.
Workshop in Jordan with dynamic young leaders from the MENA region

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December 23, 2015
The United Nations Secretary-General’s Global Education First Initiative (GEFI) organized a MENA regional advocacy workshop on Global Citizenship Education (GCED) for young people, which took place between the 12th to the 16th of December 2015 in Amman, Jordan.
First Arab Regional Meeting on Education 2030

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December 17, 2015
EAC members Mary Joy Pigozzi and Said Yasin participated in the Arab Regional Meeting on Education convened by UNESCO at Cairo, Egypt, 15-16 December 16, 2015.
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.
HH Sheikha Moza bint Nasser 's opening keynote address at WISE 2015

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November 15, 2015
Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser gave a keynote speech at the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) on the 4th of November 2015 where she praised the achievements of EAC.
Poverty and Quality of Education

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November 05, 2015
At this year’s WISE Summit, Education Above All Foundation is exploring some of the key factors affecting education access around the world.
Educate A Child Receives Prix de la Fondation for its Efforts to Promote the Importance of Education

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October 20, 2015
During the closing ceremony of an international summit organised by the Crans Montana Forum, Educate A Child received the ‘Prix de la Fondation’ for its efforts to promote the importance of education.
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.”

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Look for EAA at the 24th Men’s Handball World Championship

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January 15, 2015
Be a part of this incredible sporting experience and help EAC fund children’s education around the world.
Education Above All and W Doha Hotel & Residences

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November 18, 2014
Agreement to Generate Awareness, Funds for Education
Qatar 2015 Proud Supporter of Educate A Child

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November 10, 2014
Proceeds from Championship Ticket Sales to go to Education Above All’s Global Programme - Educate A Child to Bring the Transformational Power of Education to Children.
Educate A Child Receives 2.4 Million QAR from Qatar Airways In-Flight Donation Programme

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November 05, 2014
Educate A Child eceived a 2.4 million Qatari Riyal donation as part of the Qatar Airways partnership. The funds will go towards benefitting children in co-funded education programmes in more than 30 countries worldwide toward EAC’s vision of a world where every individual has the opportunity to learn through a quality education.
HH Sheikha Moza witnesses the signing of two MoUs for her initiative Education Above All

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October 22, 2014
Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser, Chairperson of Education Above All (EAA), today witnessed the signing of two Memorandums of Understanding between EAA and two Turkish development and humanitarian agencies.
HH Sheikha Moza urges political leaders to complete primary education goal

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September 25, 2014
New York, USA, September 24 – Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser addressed Heads of State, Government and notable dignitaries at the Global Education First Initiative (GEFI) high-level event, emphasising that basic education is not only the responsibility of governments but a universal responsibility.
HH Sheikha Moza urges new alliances in push to achieve MDG2

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September 24, 2014
Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser spoke in New York at the 2015 Education Countdown.
Maintaining focus at the 69th UN General Assembly

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September 17, 2014
Maintaining focus on the unfinished agenda—Her Highness Sheika Moza bint Nasser contributes to meetings surrounding the 69th UN General Assembly.
EAC joins A World At School in the 500-Day Countdown For Global Education

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August 18, 2014
August 18, 2014 marks 500 days until the deadline the world agreed to meet MDG 2 and achieve universal primary education.
Yemen, UNICEF discuss promoting education

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August 17, 2014
Discussions about cooperation between Yemen and UNICEF in education sector and ways of enhancing it.
Statement on the occasion of the High Level Ministerial Meeting held in Doha on April 30, 2014

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May 13, 2014
Following the Educate A Child (EAC) High Level Ministerial Meeting held under the auspices of Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser in Doha, Qatar on the 30th of April 2014, the statement to follow provides an overview of meeting outcomes.
Ministers and High-Level Representatives Commit to Accelerating Action to Enrol Out of School Children

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April 30, 2014

Ministers of Education and high-level representatives from 16 countries gathered in Doha today at the Second Educate A Child High-Level Ministerial Meeting.

imagine1day set to partner with Educate A Child to bring quality primary education to out of school children in Ethiopia

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April 23, 2014
The partnership is focused on enrolling over 28,000 children in primary school in two districts within Ethiopia’s southern Bale Zone; Dello Mena and Meda Welabu.
April 30, 2014 – High Level Ministerial Meeting

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April 01, 2014
EAC to host a strategic meeting to engage priority countries that do not yet have an EAC co-funded programme.
Global Education & Skills Forum: 15-17 March 2014

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March 17, 2014
Educate A Child Director, Mary Joy Pigozzi was invited to take part in a panel discussion at the recent Global Education & Skills Forum, 2014, in Dubai.

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Educate A Child and the Bharti Foundation

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The Bharti Foundation was set up in 2000 to contribute to the development of India. As the philanthropic arm of the Bharti Group of Companies, it works to bridge the existing education divide and make quality education accessible to underprivileged children in rural India.
Educate A Child in Bangladesh

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With a population of more than 160 million, Bangladesh recognises the value of education. However, while its government provides free primary, secondary, and tertiary education, access to education is hindered by poverty and extreme weather in specific regions of the country.
The language of learning

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On a recent trip to a remote village in the Brazilian Amazon, Her Highness engaged students, teachers, and community members in a thoughtful discussion about language.
Addressing Syria

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Despite the strife and devastating impact of war on the country in all aspects, Syria continues to host one of the world’s largest urban refugee populations – more than 45,000 – of whom a considerable number of primary-aged children remain out of school.
Changing minds about education in Kenya

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More than 1 million children lack access to primary-level education in Kenya. The barriers to education for these out-of-school children are interconnected – conflict, poverty, gender-related cultural practices, and child marriage – and often create a self-perpetuating loop.

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