THE CHALLENGE

75 million school-aged children and youth are in desperate need of educational support, either in danger of, or already missing out on their education. Communities highlight the importance of education during times of crises, yet education appeals receive less than 2% of humanitarian funding. The right to education is most at risk during emergencies but it is also the exact time when it is needed the most.

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OUR RESPONSE

Education Cannot Wait is a new global fund to transform the delivery of education in emergencies - one that joins up governments, humanitarian actors and development efforts to deliver a more collaborative and rapid response to the educational needs of children and youth affected by crises. The fund aims to reach all crisis-affected children and youth with safe, free and quality education by 2030.

How the fund works
1in 4 of the world's school-aged children livein countries affected by crisis
Education recieves less than 2% of humanitarian aid
75m  children are in need of educational support
A Message from the Fund’s Director Dear Friends of the Fund,
Firstly, I want to extend my gratitude for the warm welcome I’ve received since joining the fund.
I have been fortunate to meet with many of you during my initial months. Dedicated education colleagues in ...
Leaders Promises Are More Than Words Madge Thomas, Deputy Director, Global Policy & Advocacy, Global Citizen
Global Citizen’s education accountability report shows that your commitment to Education in Emergencies is working
Many wonder what happens after the bright lights fade on a Global Citizen event. With ...
Children on the Move Mr. Anthony Lake, Executive Director of UNICEF
Around the world today, there is a growing global ‘movement’ of children and adolescents – but not the kind of movement that generates many ‘likes’ on social media.
It is a movement made ...

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