NEWS ARCHIVE 2018
SOUTH SUDAN - Aug 2018 | Millions without a school system!
In the wake of persistent fragility and conflict, at least 2.2 million school-aged children are estimated to be out of school with thousands more at risk of dropping out. The numberof out-of-school children (OOSC) in South Sudan has increased in recent years and this trend is projected to continue, reaching over 2.4million in the next two years, if present circumstances are maintained.
UNESCO Full Report here...
“We cannot leave children behind. They are the future of South Sudan,” said Sardar Umar Alam, UNESCO’s Representative to South Sudan. “This is a call to action. We must work together – everyone including the government, civil society and development partners – to urgently support and invest in teachers and getting children into schools.”
wiLearn 4 Life - NEW SWISS CHARITY FOR DIGITAL LEARNING
Lufingen - Switzerland - Eight founding members gathered on 15. July 2018 in Lufingen for the launch of the new charitable organisation wiLearn 4 Life.
Excited to gain momentum after months of pondering and planning the founding members are fully committed to start small and dream big about digital learning opportunities for communities forced to live in poverty, crisis or emergencies. With the millions of children around the globe facing the plight of disrutped education the task is daunting and the digital gap is deep to reach the most vulnerable and afflicted. Despite the huge challenges we put our heart, mind and hands to the task ahead. With the minimum of burocracy, the maximum of compassion and the full measure of conviction we will make a remarkable impact on life skills in desperate circumstances. WiLearn 4 Life will be adding mobile learning expertise to humanitarian and development organisation engaging in quality education projects or digital learning programs. With decades of pedagogical, ICT and innovation expertise and technical skills around the table, the elected board members recognised during the launch the importance of collaboration and partnership to deliver effective and sustainable solutions.
As a start up NGO we are excited to connect with the organisations who produce digital open education content, the hardware and energy supporters and those who share the wiLearn 4 Life vision to reach the unreached and connect the disconneted. We care for the forgotten and the marginalised by delivering digital learning platforms. We empower them to learn in a new and modern way with free access to quality education material. Wiht our project model we are joining the global partnership goals of SDG 4 and INEE standards.
WiLearn 4 Life is ready to deploy, fully aware that we can not do it alone but appreciate your vital support - JOIN US NOW! - for the project launch in Jumla, Nepal in August - with your engagment we gain heigth after Take Off to connect the disconnected!
Learn 4 Life
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The the foundation is laid, wiLearn 4 Life takes off. Trusting God to lead us!