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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.
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.

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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.
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.

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