There are 120 million children in the world who want to go to school but can’t. Education means a future. Learn more and find out how you can take action.
“We were never allowed to participate in school. Just we did work in the house. We spend our whole days cooking and caring for our families. Now, this is our time! We have come to learn. This is what we want.” – Ahra, Afghanistan
Facts and Stats on Global Education
Learn more about education and development around the world from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). [external site]
Girl Effect (video)
An inspiring video by Girl Effect showing the positive difference an education can make in a girl’s life in the developing world.
Education for All (video)
A video by the Canadian Global Campaign for Education.
Stories from the Field
Get to know the faces behind the facts with videos and stories of children and education.
What World Vision is Doing
Learn how World Vision is responding in communities around the world to improve access to education.
Group Activity: Joseph A, Joseph B
Use this fun activity to help illustrate the many barriers to education children in developing countries face.