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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.
Going to School for the First Time: Educate A Child and UNICEF Somalia are Expanding Access to Education

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Ten-year-old Malyun is an enthusiastic student who loves encouraging others. But she had never seen a classroom before as the village in Somalia where she lives didn’t used to have a school.
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.”
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.

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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.
Remote, but not forgotten: UNICEF & EAC launch education campaign in Kenya

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October 06, 2015
NAIROBI, 5 October 2015 – UNICEF and Educate A Child (EAC) have launched a project to accelerate access to education for children in the most remote areas of Kenya. Operation Come-To-School seeks to reach 300,000 children by 2018.
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.
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.

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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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