The Girls’ Education Challenge will provide up to £15m of match funding to support strategic partnerships that have the potential to transform learning opportunities for girls in Africa and Asia and, in turn, advance both economic progress and development.
The Girls’ Education Challenge aims to broker and support the most promising partnerships that bring global business together with local enterprise, entrepreneurs and others to deliver new products, new solutions and new ideas that will improve adolescent girls’ learning across 22 countries.
These countries are: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Burma, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nepal, Nigeria, Occupied Palestinian Territories, Pakistan, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
A funding round is currently open until October 12th 2012 for companies to submit their initial ideas. If you are interested to apply or find out more, please consult our web page at http://www.dfid.gov.uk/gec, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain your Partnership Idea Form and guidance.