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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21 Jun 2018 description
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It's hoped another 60 missing children are staying in shelters or have left with their families - as work begins to get schools reopened quickly.

The Fuego volcano erupted more than two weeks ago in Guatemala. But the search is still on for schoolchildren who were caught up in the disaster.

Twelve students from the San Miguel Los Lotes School are known to have been among at least 110 people who died when lava flowed from the 12,000ft mountain and gas and ash devastated local communities.

21 Jun 2018 description
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The $27 million initiative will support adolescents in Jordan and Lebanon, as well as Arab children in the UAE affected by humanitarian emergencies.

At least 5000 refugee children and youth will have their education supported by funding from a philanthropist.

Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair has launched a $27 million initiative that will help refugee adolescents in Jordan and Lebanon - and Arab children living temporarily in the United Arab Emirates who have been affected by wars and disasters.

13 Jun 2018 description
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Tanzania's government is introducing new disaster measures at schools and asking students to make their communities aware of the dangers.

When an earthquake struck in Tanzania two years ago, 15 of the 20 people who died were students at a secondary school.

The quake was a moderate one of 5.9 magnitude - but it damaged hundreds homes and other buildings in and around Bukoba town in Kigera province. The boys who died were at Ihungo boarding school in Buboka.

11 Jun 2018 description
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Mary Maker - who was a refugee herself - gave a passionate speech to an audience watching at Kakuma camp in Kenya and online.

A refugee-turned-teacher told a worldwide audience she wants to inspire young people who are going through the same experience.

Mary Maker - who fled from the South Sudan conflict - was one of the speakers at the first ever TEDx event to be held in a refugee camp.

31 May 2018 description
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An upsurge in violence has seen more families fleeing from their homes and hundreds of thousands of children having their education disrupted.

A generation of children are being "sacrificed" because the humanitarian crisis in the Central African Republic means they are not going to school.

Many children are starving and one in five babies don't survive beyond their first birthday in a country where funding cutbacks have seen aid reduced.