About Us

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 Global Business Coalition for Education, Inc., a registered 501(c)(3) organization in the United States established in 2012 by Theirworld, and creates awareness, raises financial resources and takes action to end the education crisis in the U.S. and around the world.

The challenge

Today, more than 250 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:

The best start in life
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Every child deserves a healthy birth and quality early childhood development and education. We work to unlock the best start for every child.

The best start in life

A safe place to learn
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We work to provide refugees, girls, children with disabilities and other underserved young people with the education they deserve.

A safe place to learn

Skills for the future

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

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