Education Cannot Wait (ECW) announced today a US$3 million first emergency response to support education in emergency efforts for girls and boys who are affected by the escalating crisis in the Western Coastal governorates of Yemen, which are currently hosting more than one third of the 3.6 million internally displaced population in the country.
Education Cannot Wait: A Fund for Education in Emergencies announced today a US$20 million investment to support learning opportunities for children and youth in seven crisis-affected countries. Children caught in crises in Afghanistan, the Central African Republic, Madagascar, Peru, Uganda, Ukraine and Somalia will benefit from improved access to quality learning, teacher training, psycho-social support … Continue reading “EDUCATION CANNOT WAIT EXPANDS WITH A $20 MILLION INVESTMENT & PRIVATE SECTOR SUPPORT”
Initial investments in the Education Cannot Wait fund will reach nearly 1.5 million children and youth in emergencies over the next two years NEW YORK, 19 September 2016 – Global and national organisations today announce that an initial $42 million investment in the Education Cannot Wait fund will prioritise giving nearly 1.5 million children in … Continue reading “Global and national organisations announce $42million investment in education for children affected by crises”
ECW Press Release ‘STRONGER TOGETHER IN CRISES’ – EDUCATION CANNOT WAIT REACHES 3.5 MILLION CHILDREN AND YOUTH IN HUMANITARIAN CRISES WORLDWIDE Amid the worst education crisis of our time caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, ECW’s new Results Report provides evidence on progress made in delivering inclusive, equitable quality education in emergencies and protracted crises 11 August 2020, … Continue reading “‘STRONGER TOGETHER IN CRISES’ – EDUCATION CANNOT WAIT REACHES 3.5 MILLION CHILDREN AND YOUTH IN HUMANITARIAN CRISES WORLDWIDE”
SUSTAINED SUPPORT FROM GERMANY ENSURES QUALITY, RELIABLE EDUCATION FOR CHILDREN LIVING IN THE WORLD’S MOST SERIOUS CRISES 20 November 2018, New York – The Government of Germany announced today a substantial 15 million euros (US$ 17 million) pledge for Education Cannot Wait, a new global fund dedicated to respond rapidly and provide sustainable quality education to millions … Continue reading “GOVERNMENT OF GERMANY ANNOUNCES 15 MILLION EUROS PLEDGE FOR EDUCATION CANNOT WAIT”
Mr. Tom Fletcher, Director of Global Strategy at Global Business Coalition for Education, speaks to the fund about the role of the private sector in transforming education in emergencies. For many of us, when a disaster or crisis hits, we feel powerless. We watch events unfold with horror and sadness, but feel impotent to help beyond … Continue reading “Harnessing the Technology & Compassion of the Private Sector for Education”