Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD), in collaboration with the strategic partner Education Above All Foundation (EAA), signed an agreement with The Gambia on the margins of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.  

According to QFFD’s, the agreement will focus on opportunities to offer quality education within primary schools for out of school children through the “Zero Out-of-School Children in Gambia” project. 

It is aiming to enable access to education in primary schools for more than 66,000  children in The Gambia. 

“The agreement in cooperation with our strategic partner Education Above All, plays a significant role to support education and secure a decent life, achieving SDG 4 of the sustainable development goals. 

“At Qatar Fund for Development, one of our visions is that supporting education is one of the key elements of human development and the right path to flourish countries and societies,” said Director-General of QFFD Khalifa Al Kuwari.

“That will offer children with the tools to be positive members of their society. QFFD is proud to be part of the development for qualitative education in Gambia,” he added. 

CEO of EAA Fahad Al Sulaiti, said, “Primary education is the foundation upon which all levels of education and future opportunities are built. 

“By ensuring access to quality, primary education, we are working to empower children, communities, and nations to improve their social and economic prosperity.”

(By The Peninsula)

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