Organization dedicated to work with underprivileged children in Mumbai. India.
SYTO’ s mission is to promote Africa as a source of knowledge and to put Africa in a more prominent global position in today’s inter-dependent world by providing educational and cross-cultural programs and services to youth, volunteers, students, educators, and institutions. Benin.
NGO sites
Aasthan Latif Welfare Society
An organization dedicated to the promotion of basic education among rural girls in the rural areas of Sindh Province, Pakistan.
Adult Basic Education Society (ABES)
Since 1971, ABES has focused on working to promote adult functional literacy in the Pakistan.
Adult Learning South Africa
The organization aims to promote adult learning and to stimulate information sharing and debate within the broad adult education and training sector in South Africa.
Africa Community Publishing and Development Trust (ACPDT)
ACPD's overall goal is to promote democratic development, that is the full participation of Zimbabweans in political, economic and cultural decision-making in order to promote the growth of individuals and the well being of communities and the environment.
Africa Education
Portal for Educational Resources in Africa.
Akshara Foundation
Akshara is part of the Pratham Network, a national initiative that has helped over a million children gain access to quality primary education. India.
Asha for Education
Asha focuses on basic education in the belief that education is a critical requisite for socio-economic change.
Bangladesh Friendship Education Society (BFES)
Supports education projects in rural areas.
Black Sash
They work to ensuring the recognition and protection of citizens´ human rights. Black Sash began as women´s anti-apartheid movement opposed to the gross human rights violations practised under apartheid in South Africa.
Bunyad Foundation
Bunyad is an organization from Pakistan that aims to empower under privileged, marginalized groups particularly rural women and children through literacy, education and economic empowerment.
Centre for Civil Society
The Centre, established in the Faculty of Community and Development Disciplines, promotes the study of the non-profit sector as an area of scholarship activity en South Africa .
Child Relief and You - CRY
Organization that funds and monitors education and welfare programs for deprived Indian children. India.
Children’s Resource Centre
They work to create the conditions for the growth of a united national children’s organisation and social movement for children of primary school-going age in South Africa.
Community Literacy Project - Nepal
The community literacy approach is based on notions of literacy learning and use drawn from ethnographic research on literacy and development, which attempt to recognize and build on existing social practices and the real life uses of literacy in local communities, avoiding simple classifications of 'literate' and 'illiterate'.
Dakshinayan is an organization providing basic education and health care to tribal and other rural communities. India.
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Selected news
Mexico rejects church criticism of sex education
Wed Apr 21 2010 - Source: AWID
Mexican educators and officials defended the country's public school sex education from criticism by a Roman Catholic bishop who said such teachings make celibacy vows more difficult for priests to keep.
Global report on adult learning and education now available
Thu Apr 08 2010 - Source: UNESCO
The Global Report on Adult Learning and Education (GRALE) shows that, although many countries have implemented adult education policies, governments are not allocating enough funds for the sector to be able to deliver its full potential. The document will soon be available in Spanish.
Education for all: reaching the marginalized
Thu Feb 18 2010 - Source: UNESCO
Education systems in many of the world's poorest countries are now experiencing the aftershock of the global economic downturn says the 2010 Education for All Global Monitoring Report.

Making literacy a priority - Wed Jan 20 2010
Education systems in many of the world's poorest countries are now experiencing the aftershock of the global economic downturn. The 2010 Education for All Global Monitoring Report, released on 19 January, argues that the crisis could create a lost generation of children whose life chances will have been irreparably damaged by a failure to protect their right to education.
Fuente: UNESCO

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