children have enrolled in UWS schools since 2008


pre-primary age children are attending United World Kindergartens


secondary-age children are staying in UWS dormitory blocks

Book iconEvery child deserves the chance to go to school. UWS serves children who would otherwise have no access to education. All of our students are from remote villages, and many belong to minority groups. They are both geographically and socially isolated, unable to access government education. Many speak indigenous languages, further isolating them from the government education system which is taught in a language they cannot speak nor understand.  

Our community schools are teaching these children to read, write and count in their own languages and close to their homes. Education is giving them a chance to access new opportunities that will transform their life chances, and those of their families. These children now have:

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