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The following is a partial list of organizations operating in the world of girls' education. If you are aware of an organization that should be, but is not yet, on this list, please email info@audaciaforum.org

This list contains organizations operating in the following countries:

Afghanistan, Albania, Angola, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belgium, Benin, Bolivia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Democratic Republic of Congo, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guam, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jerusalem/West Bank/Gaza, Jordan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, USA, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zanzibar, Zimbabwe

*note* Appearance on this list is not an endorsement of any organization by AUDACIA.

10x10

10x10

10x10 is a global movement for girls' education - a film and social action campaign. People working together to change girls' lives. Educating girls breaks the cycle of poverty and changes the world.

actionaid

ACTIONAID

We work in 50 countries alongside more than 25 million poor people to end poverty and the injustices that cause it.

Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Belgium, Brazil, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Congo, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Ethiopia, France, Gambia, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, India, Ireland, Italy, Kenya, Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Somalia, South Africa, Spain, Swaziland, Sweden, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, United Kingdom, USA, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Advancing Girls' Education in Africa (AGE Africa)

ADVANCING GIRLS' EDUCATION IN AFRICA (AGE AFRICA)

 

AGE Africa’s mission is to create life-changing opportunities for young women in Malawi through targeted initiatives in education, mentoring and leadership development.

Malawi

Afghan Institute of Learning

AFGHAN INSTITUTE OF LEARNING

afghaninstituteoflearning.org/

The Afghan Institute of Learning (AIL) is committed to bringing peace and dignity to Afghan people as they struggle to overcome poverty, oppression, devastation, and injustice. AIL's internationally recognized work is improving the health and education of Afghan women and children, relieving their suffering after three decades of war and civil strife, and enhancing the quality of their lives.

Afghanistan

Afghan Women's Educational Center

AFGHAN WOMEN'S EDUCATIONAL CENTER



Afghan Women’s Educational Centre is commited to promoting human rights and gender equality, and works for the abolishment of any kind of discrimination and violence against women and children through:
•    Awareness raising and advocacy
•    Social service delivery
•    Capacity building, self-sufficiency and sustainable development initiatives

Afghanistan

AfricAid

AFRICAID



AfricAid is a nonprofit organization that supports girls’ education in Africa in order to provide young women with the opportunity to transform their own lives and the futures of their communities.   

Tanzania

African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF)
AFRICAN MEDICAL AND RESEARCH FOUNDATION (AMREF)
 
 
AMREF was founded in 1957 as the Flying Doctors of East Africa. Since then, we have been creating simple and cost-effective health solutions that transform the lives of families and communities across Africa. Today, we are the premier Africa-based health development organization with health programs, training, and technical support spanning across more than 30 African countries.  
 
Angola, Benin, Burundi, Cameroon, Congo, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
 
All Girls Allowed

ALL GIRLS ALLOWED

 

The mission of All Girls Allowed is to restore life, value, and dignity to girls and mothers, and to reveal the injustice of China's One-Child Policy.

China

Asian University for Women

ASIAN UNIVERSITY FOR WOMEN

 

The Asian University for Women (AUW) is based on the firm belief that education—especially higher education—provides a critical pathway to leadership development, economic progress, and social and political equality. Located in Chittagong, Bangladesh, AUW provides a world-class education to promising young women from diverse cultural, religious, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds from across South and Southeast Asia and the Middle East.

Bangladesh

Bangladesh Rehabilitation Assistance Committee (BRAC)
BANGLADESH REHABILITATION ASSISTANCE COMMITTEE (BRAC)
 
 
BRAC is a development organisation dedicated to alleviating poverty by empowering the poor to bring about change in their own lives.
 
Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Liberia, Pakistan, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Uganda
 
Barefoot Foundation

BAREFOOT FOUNDATION

The Barefoot Foundation's mission is to make education universally available to every child. We support sustainable and innovative education programs while working to educate policy-makers about the vital importance of education. This mission is inspired by our founder, international recording artist and philanthropist Shakira. A native of Barranquilla, Colombia, Shakira promised herself that she would help children like those she saw living on the city’s streets.

Colombia

Batonga Foundation
BATONGA FOUNDATION
 
 
 
Batonga’s mission is to support both secondary school and higher education for girls in Africa. We are doing this by granting scholarships, building secondary schools, increasing enrollment, improving teaching standards, providing school supplies, supporting mentor programs, exploring alternative education models and advocating for community awareness of the value of education for girls.
 
Benin, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Mali, Sierra Leone
 
Buffalo Tanzania Education Project

BUFFALO TANZANIA EDUCATION PROJECT

The Buffalo Tanzania Education Project (BTEP) was founded in 2008 as a multi-disciplinary partnership between the University at Buffalo Community and Kitenga Village in the Mara Region of Tanzania. It is a community initiative that seeks to increase opportunities for women and girls in rural Tanzania by aligning resources and expertise around four key areas of focus: education; economics; infrastructure; and health.

Tanzania

Campaign for Female Education (CAMFED)

CAMPAIGN FOR FEMALE EDUCATION (CAMFED)

 

Camfed fights poverty and HIV/AIDS in Africa by educating girls and empowering women to become leaders of change. Our goal: To improve the lives of two million
children by 2013.

Ghana, Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
 
CARE

CARE

 

CARE is a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. We place special focus on working alongside poor women because, equipped with the proper resources, women have the power to help whole families and entire communities escape poverty. Women are at the heart of CARE's community-based efforts to improve basic education, prevent the spread of disease, increase access to clean water and sanitation, expand economic opportunity and protect natural resources. CARE also delivers emergency aid to survivors of war and natural disasters, and helps people rebuild their lives.

Afghanistan, Angola, Armenia, Bangladesh, Benin, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bolivia, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Chad, Chile, Cote d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Haiti, Hondorus, India, Indonesia, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kosovo, Laos, Lesotho, Liberia, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Romania, Rwanda, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor Leste, Togo, Uganda, Vanauatu, Vietnam, West Bank/Gaza, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
 
Children Affected by HIV/AIDS (CHABHA)

CHILDREN AFFECTED BY HIV/AIDS (CHABHA)

 

CHABHA (Children Affected By HIV/AIDS), a 501 (c) 3 organization, raises funds for grassroots projects in Rwanda and Burundi that care for orphans and other children affected by HIV/AIDS. The community-based organizations are led by young adults who understand children’s needs because they too lost parents at an early age. Many “grew up “ in their organization and delight in helping young children. Older children learn trades in CHABHA’s Project Independence.

Burundi, Rwanda

Children's Aid Society, The

THE CHILDREN'S AID SOCIETY

 

The Children’s Aid Society helps children in poverty to succeed and thrive. Children’s Aid serves New York's neediest children and their families at more than 45 locations in the five boroughs and Westchester County. Our caring begins even before birth, through prenatal counseling and assistance, and continues through the high school years with college and job preparatory training programs.

USA

Coalition of Adolescent Girls, The

THE COALITION OF ADOLESCENT GIRLS

 

The Coalition for Adolescent Girls (the Coalition) brings together more than 30 international organizations that design, implement and evaluate programs that benefit girls throughout the developing world who are trapped in cycles of poverty. The Coalition provides a unique platform for organizations to share information, tools, and resources; to find points of intersection and opportunities for collaboration; build technical capacity; and to strategize on best practices.

Coastal Studies for Girls

COASTAL STUDIES FOR GIRLS

 

Coastal Stud