Solving extreme poverty through the power of education

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Change Lives While This Summer, we’re asking YOU, members of our School the World community, to come together as one team, to change lives through active fundraising! Whether you like to…

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2020 COVID-19 Response

2020 COVID-19 Response DONATE 2020 COVID-19 Programs Our team has been working hard to make sure that children living in rural extreme poverty can continue to learn while schools are…

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How School the World Is Responding To COVID-19:

We're working hard to ensure that our children continue to learn during and following this global crisis.

Click here to learn about our most recent work!

School the World is all about community. We always have been, always will be.

Right now, we need community more than ever.

And all of you are part of our beloved growing global community. Thank you for giving hope to thousands of the poorest families in Central America through the power of education.

These families will be more hopeful, more resourceful and more resilient throughout this pandemic because of you and your unwavering support.

Please stay safe. Stay strong.

Remember - we’re all in this together.

250 Million Children Lack Basic Reading, Writing and Math Skills.

We're on a mission to change that.

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Fostering Quality Learning

From early childhood through adolescence, our programs provide children living in extreme poverty with quality education.

We Are Local

We partner with local governments and communities to inspire local pride and ownership. We hire only local people to work with our communities.

Global Citizenship

We promote global citizenship and service learning with students, families and corporations.

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