International Day of Education 2022 – 16 best nonprofits to empower the world through education in 2022 and beyond

“Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela

According to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, education is a legal right of every child.

Education helps eradicate poverty and hunger. It gives people a better chance of living.

Yet education is a privilege for many. Nearly 258 million children and young people do not attend school, mainly girls. Those numbers have only gotten worse during the pandemic. More than 1.2 billion children are no longer in school.

Celebrated on January 24 is the International Day of Education. It is a day to recognize the role of education in peace and sustainable development.

Goodera has compiled a comprehensive list of nonprofits working to close the education gap around the world.

1. Fundación Agua de Coco (Coconut Water Foundation) works to improve the quality of life of socially excluded people in Spain

They facilitate sustainable and equitable development in priority areas. They help the most discriminated people, such as health, education and the environment.

Agua de Coco was created on December 20, 1994, with the main objective of meeting the needs of families living on the streets in the city of Battambang (Cambodia).

Currently, Agua de Coco’s mission is to contribute to the improvement of the quality of life of groups in situations of social exclusion in the countries of the South where more than 40,000 people benefit from our projects, spread over three continents.

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2. save the children aims to build a world in which every child has the right to survival, protection, development and participation in India

Save The Children is India’s leading independent children’s rights organization. She believes that every child deserves the best chance for a bright future.

Their pioneering programs seek to meet the unique needs of children, giving them a head start. They work with government agencies and civil society on five main themes. These include health and nutrition, education, child protection, humanitarian response, disaster risk reduction and child poverty.

They began their journey in 2008. Today they work in 18 states across India and have impacted the lives of over 11 million children.

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3. Hope for Special Education works to promote awareness and action for special education in Ethiopia

Hope For Special Education was founded to promote awareness and action for special education.

They aim to create diverse and inclusive schools serving children with special needs in countries with minimal access to such educational environments. They cater to children with special needs up to the age of 22. It was initially launched in Ethiopia.

4. Te Aud Romania focuses on improving the basic education children currently have access to in Romania

Te Aud Romania (I HEAR YOU ROMANIA) is an NGO (charitable association) created in 2014 to help orphans and disadvantaged children in Romania through better education, life orientation, sport and social inclusion.

They aim to provide children with increased opportunities for social, spiritual and financial success – helping them develop and appreciate all that life has to offer – giving them a chance to enjoy what most of us take for granted.

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5. Forever Young Education Center works to teach English to students in an interactive and engaging program in Romania

The main objectives of the association are to promote, support, implement and coordinate teaching/learning, educational, cultural, sporting, tourist and leisure activities among preschool children, schoolchildren, students and teachers in the education system, as well as young people and individuals. other age groups in the country and abroad.

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6. Abriendo Mentes aims to create economically stable communities in Guanacaste, Costa Rica

Abriendo Mentes – Spanish for “Opening Minds” – was created in 2009 by Meradith Leebrick and Drew Ragland.

Since its inception in 2009, the organization has grown by leaps and bounds, with highlights such as the addition of adult education programs, the donation of a computer lab leading to the establishment of a technology program, the creation of women’s economic empowerment programs, the development of an international volunteer structure, and a formal extension of the program to the nearby community of Brasilito.

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7. Pomoc deci is committed to providing quality education and care to young people and children in Serbia

Pomoc deci is a non-profit, non-governmental organization. It has worked since 2003 to promote quality childcare and education for children aged 0-18. It also supports their families.

Pomo deci helps young people find their place in Serbia.

Pomoc deci (CYSO) revolves around three main program lines: Quality education for all (inclusive education for all children, improvement of the education of ethnic minorities from preschool to adulthood), Youth mobilization (community needs, social partnership at local level, primary health, capacity building of local NGOs) and prevention of child and youth trafficking.

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8. Ana and Vlade Divac Foundation aims to help citizens, especially refugees and internally displaced persons

It aims to help refugees and internally displaced persons. The organization addresses their life and livelihood issues, with a focus on their current housing issues.

The Foundation’s priorities for the future are employment, mainly with young people and single parents. In addition to this, the Foundation works to create better conditions for the education of children and young people. It does this by renewing kindergartens, schools and sports grounds. It also works to strengthen youth activism.

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9. CapraCare works to provide access to medical care, mental health, health education and professional development services in Haiti

CapraCare is a nonprofit organization dedicated to developing sustainable community health programs for children and families.

Their programs are making an impact by saving lives and transforming communities while rebuilding and maintaining sustainable local capacity in Haiti. The non-profit organization is also registered in New York, USA.

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ten. Reading is essential is committed to building a literate America by inspiring a passion for reading in all children

Reading Is Fundamental is committed to a literate America by inspiring a passion for reading in all children, providing quality content with impact, and engaging communities in the solution to give every child the foundation for success.

As the nation’s largest children’s literacy nonprofit, Reading Is Fundamental maximizes every contribution to ensure that all children can read and succeed.

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11. Youth for Understanding (YFU) promotes intercultural education, education for democracy and social responsibility in Germany

YFU advocates intercultural education, education for democracy and social care of foster family members and responsibility by offering young people the opportunity to experience a different culture as a member of the host family. welcome and gain new perspectives.

YFU sends around 1,000 German school children abroad each year and welcomes around 550 young people from other countries. They also offer significant scholarships to young people whose families cannot finance an exchange year on their own.

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12. Annapoorna Trust aims to provide a nutritious breakfast to school children while meeting their emotional and spiritual needs in rural India

The Sri Sathya Sai Annapoorna Trust is a charitable trust in the district of Chikkaballapur in Karnataka, India.

The Trust was established in November 2015. It strives to provide a nutritious and balanced breakfast to all school children in rural areas of India and disadvantaged sections of society. It also aims to enable the holistic development of children by engaging with school authorities and helping them embed a philosophy of academic and human excellence.

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13. Association “Les CAddiers” works to provide social security to children and guide them towards a better future in Senegal

The “Les CAddiers” association gives Senegalese children from poor, deaf and Down’s syndrome families a chance to have a better future. They help with school education, food balance and medico-social follow-up.

The organization receives international support from Belgium and France, Australia, Canada and the United States.

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14. Impacto Red Foundation Improve is committed to providing opportunities for young people in Colombia

Red De Impacto Foundation is a social program of free online English lessons. This association teaches young people from remote areas or with limited resources. They help to improve their level of English for a year.

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15. code for everyone strives to promote the teaching of programming in public education in Japan

Code for Everyone’s mission is to provide “programming education as a culture to understand technology used in all fields” instead of “programming education as professional education”.

In Japan, programming will be compulsory from elementary school starting in 2020. In cooperation with governments and companies, they are working with school teachers. These teachers can achieve the teaching of programming much more easily.

16. XinHua Compassionate Education Foundation (XHEF) aims to transform Chinese human resources through love

Registered in 2007, Xin Hua Education Foundation (XHEF) helps high school students from disadvantaged families in remote areas of China. The organization helps them get a good education.

XHEF has sponsored over 70,000 students. They allowed them to come out of the mountains and into the classrooms

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