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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.

Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC)

MILLENNIUM CHALLENGE CORPORATION

The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is an innovative and independent U.S. foreign aid agency that is helping lead the fight against global poverty. Created by the U.S. Congress in January 2004 with strong bipartisan support, MCC is changing the conversation on how best to deliver smart U.S. foreign assistance by focusing on good policies, country ownership, and results.

Albania, Armenia, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, El Salvador, Georgia, Ghana, Guyana, Honduras, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Kyrgyz Republic, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Moldova, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nicaragua, Niger, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Tanzania, Timor-Leste, Uganda, Ukraine, Vanuatu, Zambia

More than Me Foundation

MORE THAN ME FOUNDATION

 

Our mission: get girls off the street and into school in Liberia, West Africa.

Liberia

Moving Mountains

MOVING MOUNTAINS

 

Our mission is to alleviate poverty and promote gender equality through education by creating opportunities for sponsors to make a direct impact on the future of a deserving student.

China

Ms. Foundation for Women

MS. FOUNDATION FOR WOMEN

 

The Ms. Foundation for Women builds women’s collective power across race and class to tackle the root causes of injustice and ignite progressive change for all. We believe deeply that those who experience a problem have the perspective necessary to solve it.

USA

National Coalition of Girls' Schools

NATIONAL COALITION OF GIRLS' SCHOOLS

 

Our job, quite simply, is to advance the efforts of girls’ schools.

Canada, India, Malawi, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, USA
 
Nepal Youth Foundation

NEPAL YOUTH FOUNDATION

 

The Nepal Youth Foundation transforms the lives of impoverished Nepali children by providing them with what should be every child's birthright – education, housing, medical care, and loving support.

Nepal

Nike Foundation

NIKE FOUNDATION

 

We work to get girls on the international agenda and drive resources to them. We believe the best way
to do that is to prove that investment in her unleashes the girl effect.

NoVo Foundation

NOVO FOUNDATION

 

NoVo Foundation is dedicated to catalyzing a transformation in global society, moving from a culture of domination to one of equality and partnership.  We support the development of capacities in people – individually and collectively – to help create a caring and balanced world that operates on the principles of mutual respect, collaboration, and civic participation, thereby reversing the old paradigm predicated on hierarchy, violence, and the subordination of women and girls.

One Home Many Hopes

ONE HOME MANY HOPES

 

One Home Many Hopes finds, rescues, houses, loves and educates orphaned and abandoned girls in Mtwapa, Kenya and equips them to be the future agents of change in their community.

Kenya

OneWorld

ONE WORLD

We pioneer internet and mobile phone applications that the world's poorest people can use to improve their life chances, and that help people everywhere understand global problems - and do something about them.

Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls

OPRAH WINFREY LEADERSHIP ACADEMY FOR GIRLS

We strive to provide a nurturing educational environment for academically gifted girls who come from disadvantaged backgrounds. Our educational programmes are designed for girls in Grades 7 to 12 who have demonstrated academic talent and leadership potential. We equip students with the intellectual and social skills necessary to assume positions of leadership in South Africa and abroad.

South Africa

Partners for the Promotion of Girls’ Education in Liberia (Pel Advocates)

PARTNERS FOR THE PROMOTION OF GIRLS' EDUCATION IN LIBERIA (PEL ADVOCATES)

Pel Advocates is a consortium of rural activists working to improve the literacy, health, vocational training, skills, access to education, enabling economic independence, equal access to jobs, rights to education, lifelong learning, leadership, barriers to education, socio-economic, cultural barriers, discrimination, gender, women empowerment, gender based violence and rape of rural Liberian women through provision of scholarships and other related trainings.

Liberia

Pencils of Promise
PENCILS OF PROMISE
 
 
Pencils of Promise builds schools in the developing world and trains young leaders to take action at home and abroad.   
 
Guatemala, Laos, Nicaragua
 
Plan

PLAN

Founded over 70 years ago, Plan is one of the oldest and largest children's development organisations in the world. We work in 50 developing countries across Africa, Asia and the Americas to promote child rights and lift millions of children out of poverty.

Bangladesh, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cameroon, China, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Laos, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Pakistan, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Uganda, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe
 
Ponheary Ly Foundation

PONHEARY LY FOUNDATION

Promotes and works towards increasing access to formal schooling, improving school retention, and strengthening the quality of educational experience for children and youth in northern Cambodia.

Cambodia

Population Council

POPULATION COUNCIL

 

The Population Council is an international, nonprofit, nongovernmental organization that seeks to improve the well-being and reproductive health of current and future generations around the world and to help achieve a humane, equitable, and sustainable balance between people and resources. The Council conducts research in three areas: HIV and AIDS; poverty, gender, and youth; and reproductive health.

Australia, Bangladesh, Benin, Bolivia, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Chile, China, Cote d'Ivoire, Dominican Republic, Egypt, England, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Ghana, Guatemala, Haiti, India, Japan, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mexico, Namibia, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Russia, Rwanda, Scotland, Senegal, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda, USA, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Pratham

PRATHAM

15 years after it’s formation, the Pratham movement has become a pan-Indian movement reaching millions of children across 19 states. Our programs are designed to address a gamut of educational problems – pre-school education, learning support to both in-school and out of school children, mainstreaming of out-of-school children, computer literacy, vocational training for youth and special programs for vulnerable and working children.

India

Project Education Sudan

PROJECT EDUCATION SUDAN

Our mission is to help fund and support indigenous Sudanese organizations and communities that build primary and secondary schools, and to train teachers in rural villages in South Sudan.

South Sudan

Public Leadership Education Network (PLEN)

PUBLIC LEADERSHIP EDUCATION NETWORK (PLEN)