Every child deserves a healthy birth and quality early childhood development and education. We work to unlock the best start for every child.
Theirworld is a global children’s charity dedicated to ending the global education crisis and unleashing the potential of future generations.
We bring together our diverse network of youth, social entrepreneurs, campaigners, businesses and researchers to ensure all young people have the best start in life, a safe place to learn and skills for the future.
We deliver life-changing projects and run hard-hitting campaigns to unlock big change.
Established in 2002 and headquartered in London, United Kingdom – with projects and campaigns reaching more than 100 countries around the globe – Theirworld is a UK-registered charity (1092312).
Theirworld USA is an assumed name of the Global Business Coalition for Education, Inc. (GBC-Education), a registered 501(c)(3) organization in the United States established in 2012 by Theirworld.
Theirworld USA creates awareness, raises financial resources, and takes action to end the education crisis in the U.S. and around the world.
Today, more than 260 million young people are out of school, 75 million children have their education disrupted due to conflict, climate crises or emergencies. On current trends, more than half of all young people will not have the most basic skills for employment by 2030.
Our mission is to ensure all children have:
We work to provide refugees, girls, children with disabilities and other underserved young people with the education they deserve.
A safe place to learn
We want to ensure young people develop the skills they’ll need to fulfil their potential, take part meaningfully in society and grow the global economy.
Skills for the future
How we deliver impact
Learn more about our Trustees, Directors, Advisory Board and Celebrity Supporters.
We have been unlocking big change for over 20 years. Learn about our history.
Our ideas are driven by what works – harnessing research to deliver life-changing projects and scale up solutions with local partners around the world.
We implement hard-hitting campaigns aimed at unlocking greater systemic change.
We are a network of youth, social entrepreneurs, campaigners, businesses, educators and researchers. Learn about the people who make up Theirworld.
Our work has helped millions of children and youth have the best start in life and the quality education they deserve.
Our annual reports and financial statements
Each year, we publish audited financial accounts and statements.