Education in third-world countries

For millions of children around the world, access to education is a distant dream. In many parts of the developing world, children are forced to work from a young age or are denied an education due to poverty, conflict, or other societal factors.

Our belief

At IRFF UK, we believe that education is the key to breaking the cycle of poverty and empowering individuals and communities to reach their full potential. Join us as we explore the challenges faced by children in the developing world and the ways in which we are working to make a difference.

How IRFF UK helps

Discover how our projects are making a difference in the lives of children in developing countries by reading about them below.

Here are some statistics related to education in developing countries

According to UNESCO, there are approximately 262 million children and youth who do not
attend school.
Of those who do attend school, around 617 million are not able to read or do basic math.
Girls are more likely to be out of school than boys, and only 66% of girls complete primary
In sub-Saharan Africa, around 30 million primary school-aged children are out of school.
Conflict and displacement also greatly affect education access, with 75 million children living
in crisis-affected areas out of school.

When education is available

Education can have a transformative impact on the lives of children in third-world countries. With an education, they can gain the skills and knowledge needed to break the cycle of poverty, contribute to their communities, and create a better future for themselves and their families.

Education can also lead to improved health outcomes, increased gender equality, and reduced rates of child marriage and other harmful practices. By investing in education for children in third-world countries, we can help build a brighter, more equitable world for everyone.

Health Outcomes

Gender Equality

Reduced Child Marriage