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Around the world 62 million girls are not in school1. Millions more are fighting to stay there. Let Girls Learn is a new effort by the United States Government, and led by USAID, to provide the public with meaningful ways to help all girls to get a quality education. In support of the effort, USAID also announced over $230 million for new programs to support education around the world.
Learn what organizations around the world are doing
to help girls learn and how you can help .
- Provide school meals to a girl for an entire month through the World Food Program
- Buy books and help provide learning materials, and access to school through Save the Children
- Buy a Classroom in a Box through UNICEF
- Sponsor a year of school through International Rescue Committee
- Become an Ambassador for Girls through Girl Rising
- Support gender equity through the Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies.
- Support the Girl Declaration through Nike Foundation
- Purchase a "Dream Bike" to ensure that a girl makes it to school through ChildFund
- Connect classrooms in the US with classrooms overseas through Peace Corps
- Donate your birthday through Girl Up
- Help tackle the barriers to education through A World At School
- Empower mothers to boost incomes and pay school fees through Africare
- Purchase school uniforms and materials through Mercy Corps
- Help schools in Niger have access to clean water through Plan International
- Provide a girl with special training for a brighter future through CARE
- Learn how to narrow the gender gap in education through UNGEI
- Help a girl get an education and overcome poverty through World Vision
- Help raise awareness about attacks on schools through the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack
An educated girl has a ripple effect. Explore how giving a girl the tools to learn can
impact families, communities, and the world - for generations.
Why Educate a Girl?
Tell us about the creative and inspiring ways you are working to help educate
girls on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter: #LetGirlsLearn.
Last updated: August 14, 2014