Social impact through smart philanthropy

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We believe

Education is key to conquering the world's problems

Access to education breaks the cycle of poverty

Smart philanthropy and strategic investment galvanize solutions

Success in IDP Rising Schools Program


Lucky Child Early Education Centre

When Joyce Opoku started Lucky Child Early Education Centre (then Lucky Child Day Care Centre) in 2007, it was just a small house converted into a day care center.

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From Our Grantees


Sinapi Aba Savings and Loans

In 2009, IDPF partnered with Sinapi Aba to develop the IDP Rising Schools Program.

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How the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the Sustainable Development Goals and what this means for the future of education in the developing world

How the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the Sustainable Development Goals and what this means for the future of education in the developing world

The UN has recently updated the context of its SDGs to reflect the shifting socioeconomic and health and

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