UN Secretary-General Statement
"Education Cannot Wait. Help us place education within reach
of every child, everywhere. Help us keep 222 million dreams alive."
~UN Secretary-General António Guterres
“We must help realize the #222MillionDreams of these
crisis-affected children. This is a global call to action.”
~ECW Director Yasmine Sherif
New Global Estimates
Global Support for #222MillionDreams✨📚
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222 million children's dreams are on hold due to preventable factors like climate crisis, war and conflict. Access to education is a right for every child, and in times of humanitarian crisis, it can be life-saving. Make a sign using one of the slogans suggested and upload a picture holding it
Human Interest Stories
Hanifa dreams of becoming a water engineer so that she can solve the water shortages in her community.
Read how ECW investments are helping to make Hanifa’s dream a reality!
Jia dreams of becoming a doctor and returning to Myanmar to live a happy life with his family.
Read how an ECW-supported programme is allowing Jia to return to school and realize his dreams!
Kawthar dreams of becoming a fashion designer.
Read how an ECW-funded self-learning programme enabled Kawthar to catch up to her peers and reintegrate into regular school!