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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.
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.

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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.

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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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