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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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Why Empowering Schools and Examining Systems Needs All-Hands-on-Deck Societies: Reflecting on Schools2030 Global Forum

Why Empowering Schools and Examining Systems Needs All-Hands-on-Deck Societies: Reflecting on Schools2030 Global Forum

Attending the Schools2030 Global Forum earlier this month in Tanzania it was clear to me, and my fellow attendees, how valuable this space is for reflection, learning and collaboration. It enc

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