United World Schools USA

United World Schools (UWS) works in some of the world’s poorest regions to give every child access to free education. We partner with local communities and supporters around the world to establish schools and teach the unreached. Read more

COVID-19 Emergency Appeal

The Covid-19 pandemic will hit those living in the poorest regions the hardest. Your support matters more than ever. Read more

COVID-19 Emergency Appeal resources

The Covid-19 pandemic will hit those living in the poorest regions the hardest. Read more

Media Centre

UWS Media centre Read more

Supporting girls' education

There is still a huge gender gap in education: globally, there are 31 million primary-age girls out of school and UNESCO reports that girls are more likely to never enter primary school than boys. We want to change this. Read more

How United World Schools began

When Chris Howarth volunteered in Cambodia in 2008, he met the remote community of Korng Nork. They faced a life of extreme poverty and isolation, and only spoke a unique indigenous language, meaning they could not access or communicate with their wider society. Read more

What we do

Education transforms lives. United World Schools develops schools in some of the world’s poorest regions to give children access to free education, teaching them to read, write and count. Read more

Our latest Annual Report is here

Throughout 2018, we continued to transform the lives of children in some of the world's poorest communities through education. Read more

Global Citizenship Scheme of Work

Discover our UWS Global Citizenship Scheme of Work Read more

Curriculum Resources: Lesson 1 (KS2)

Global Citizenship Scheme of Work: Lesson 1 (KS2) Read more

Fundraise for us

Fundraising volunteers make an essential contribution to the work we do to send children to school. Read more

Ways of Supporting UWS

There are plenty of exciting ways to fundraise for UWS. Read more