Non-governmental Organization based in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Theirworld is an innovative charity which helps children to fulfil their potential.

Through research, pilot projects and campaigning, Theirworld is at the forefront of testing and shaping new ideas to help give children in the United Kingdom and around the world the best possible start in life.

We are an international campaign with a diverse team from several countries. We have offices in London, New York, Los Angeles and Washington, DC.

Launched in 2013, we are now a movement of hundreds of thousands of people from more than 250 civil society, teacher, faiths, youth, business, international and non-governmental organisations. We have 500 Global Youth Ambassadors campaigning in 85 countries across the globe.

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23 May 2017 description
report Theirworld

To mark the anniversary of the Education Cannot Wait fund being launched, the Syrian teenager has sent a powerful message to children affected by humanitarian emergencies.

Around the world, more than 75 million children are being denied an education because of humanitarian emergencies.

Conflicts, natural disasters and health crises have seen them forced out of school, at risk of dropping out or receiving poor-quality education.

19 May 2017 description
report Theirworld

Parents and teachers living on the outskirts of Garissa County have appealed for schools and health clinics to be built nearer to their remote communities.

The journey for education is not an easy one - as most parents and teachers can attest to, especially in the northeastern parts of Kenya.

Here, parents and their children have to walk for long distances just to access one of the basic needs of any child, the right to education and quality care.

19 May 2017 description
report Theirworld

The journey for education is not an easy one - as most parents and teachers can attest to, especially in the northeastern parts of Kenya.

Here, parents and their children have to walk for long distances just to access one of the basic needs of any child, the right to education and quality care.

Access to another basic need - proper health and hygiene, especially for mothers and young children - also needs to be looked into as a matter of urgency.

09 May 2017 description
report Theirworld

Teachers and schools in conflict zones around the world are getting advice and training on how to be prepared for attacks or having their buildings used for military purposes.

In northern Cameroon, teachers are being trained how to keep their schools safe.

The programme helps them to evaluate risks facing their schools and to develop action plans so that they and their students know what to do in an emergency.

02 May 2017 description
report Theirworld

With three in four primary-age children out of school in the world's newest country, we look at the factors that are keeping them away from the classroom.

Nearly three-quarters of primary school-aged children in South Sudan are being denied an education due to civil war and a food crisis.

The world’s newest nation has 72% of children out of school at primary level - the highest rate of any country.