The Girls’ Education Challenge is helping up to a million of the world’s poorest girls improve their lives through education. It supports projects that are able to demonstrate new and effective ways to expand education opportunities to marginalised girls.
- Strategic Partnerships provided match-funding to private sector partners that explore new ways of improving learning opportunities for girls in remote and/or marginalised communities
- Step Change projects are led by non-state organisations and aim to quickly and effectively expand education opportunities for 650,000 girls at primary and secondary level in 9 focus countries
- The Innovation funding window includes projects aimed at providing technological innovations, developing new partnerships, adapting proven solutions for new geographies, communities or age groups, and engaging females in decision-making processes
- Empowerment and accountability
- Girls and women
Focus Countries: Afghanistan, Burma, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nepal, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe
This opportunity is currently closed and not accepting new applications
For more information, please visit https://www.gov.uk/international-development-funding/girls-education-challenge.