Nepal’s brick industry employs an estimated 29,000 children working in hazardous conditions where dust and smoke permanently damage lungs and carrying excessive loads of bricks in searing heat damages their bodies for life. World Education Nepal’s Building Better Futures project educates brick workers, expands livelihood options, and provides access to financial services to break the cycle of exploitative labor.
World Education empowers people through literacy and livelihoods trainings; uses technology to improve the quality of education at every level through curricula development, teacher support, and local partnerships; and develops interventions to help vulnerable youth as well as adults continue their educations and live healthier lives.
Around the world, women and girls are held back every day—absent from school, married too early, and trapped in poverty—because of their gender. Going to (and staying in) school helps them overcome such circumstances.
When girls and women are empowered through education, they have the knowledge and skills to advocate for themselves and live healthier and more fulfilled lives. Here are 10 examples of how World Education empowers girls and women through education in communities worldwide.
Around the corner from its headquarters, World Education is providing workplace education to the Seaport Hotel and World Trade Center employees.
World Education is working to increase the quality and quantity of reading instruction for children in grades 1-3 in Mozambique.
World Education is building the capacity of the local government and organizations to provide sustainable education solutions along the Thailand-Myanmar border, in seven refugee camps as well as four states in Myanmar.
Rebuilding education in the wake of disaster: A look at World Education’s response to the needs of communities severely impacted by the earthquakes of 2015.
Learn more about World Education’s approach to teaching kids how to protect themselves from exploitation and migrate effectively and successfully out of Cambodia for work.
A look at World Education’s youth empowerment and anti-trafficking work in Cambodia, implementing technology, life skills, and leadership training to educate youth.