Education Cannot Wait/contribution to the fund
Development cooperation , 03.12.2020

Education Cannot Wait/contribution to the fund


Education is one of the most underfunded areas of the humanitarian aid. Only around 2-4 % of global humanitarian funding is allocated to education. Humanitarian emergencies and protracted crises have disrupted he education of 75 million children has been disrupted in around the world. In addition to the funding, Education Cannot Wait is aiming to develop humanitarian-development nexus and to involve the private sector and other non-traditional donors. Disability inclusion and equality are advocacy goals for Finland. ECW gives also an opportunity for Finland to highlight the importance of school food and nutrition. ECW membership increases Finland's humanitarian assistance to the education increases significanly.

Funding decision  03.12.2020

6 000 000 €

Target region

Developing countries

Field of activity

  • Material relief assistance and services 100%

Type of aid

Contributions to specific-purpose programmes and funds managed by international organisations (multilateral, INGO)

Special target group

  • children
  • youth

Funding channel

YK:n lastenrahasto



Code for the object of funding