Projects

We work with project partners around the world in our mission to ensure that every child has the best start in life, a safe place to learn and skills for the future.

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13 active global projects

Bosnia Herzegovina

Central African Republic (CAR)

Czech Republic

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Papua New Guinea

Solomon Islands

State of Palestine

United Arab Emirates

United States of America

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Jennifer Brown Research Laboratory

Jennifer Brown Research Laboratory

Created in 2004, the Jennifer Brown Research Laboratory works to improve understanding of what causes early labour, how we can develop treatments to prevent it and how we can better help newborn babies in those first crucial hours and days after birth.

Focus on Kenya

Focus on Kenya

We’re investing in research and working alongside local community partners to raise the profile of the importance of children’s early years across the political spectrum.

Leap together

Leap together

We partner with local organisation Chance for Childhood to identify and cater to special learning needs among children who live on the streets. The programme also helps communities create environments where young people with different needs feel safer.

Edinburgh Birth Cohort

Edinburgh Birth Cohort

Funded by Theirworld, the Edinburgh Birth Cohort is a world-first study in which researchers from the Jennifer Brown Research Laboratory monitor the progress of 400 premature babies from birth to adulthood.

Small Grants Programme

Small Grants Programme

Theirworld’s Small Grants Programme gives grants of up to £10,000 to registered charities and non-profits helping disadvantaged and overlooked young people in the UK and around the world.

All children in education
all children in education greece

All children in education

Working alongside the Greek government, UNICEF and local community organisations, Theirworld has invested more than $5 million to address the refugee education crisis in the Greek mainland and Islands.

Heal together
heal together greece

Heal together

In Greece, Theirworld works with Amna Refugee Healing Network, to help extend its Baytna Hubs programme to more partner organisations, using a sustainable approach to the delivery of early childhood education.

Trauma informed schools
trauma informed schools turkey

Trauma informed schools

Theirworld partners with Maya Vakfi in Turkey to deliver a programme which helps students cope with traumatic experiences and gives teachers the skills to understand and address their needs.

Skills for their future

Skills for their future

Theirworld partners with local organisations across Africa and the Middle East to help girls learn skills, schools deliver quality education and local companies offer work opportunities.

MyBestStart

MyBestStart

For the MyBestStart project Theirworld works with agencies on the ground in Lebanon to provide children, parents and teachers with tools and resources to provide valuable early childhood education.

Education Innovation Awards

Education Innovation Awards

Theirworld’s Education Innovation Awards offers non-profits, NGOs and charities the chance to secure scale-up grants and resources to help their work in reaching overlooked youth and children.

MBA Project with Edinburgh Business School
Lebanon MBA scholarship participant

MBA Project with Edinburgh Business School

Theirworld partnered with Scotland’s Edinburgh Business School to offer 20 fully-funded Master of Business Administration (MBA) scholarships to refugees living in Lebanon and vulnerable Lebanese citizens.

Global Youth Ambassadors

Global Youth Ambassadors

The Global Youth Ambassador programme gives young people who are passionate about ending the education crisis the skills, knowledge and community to unlock big change at a local and global level.