Even before the COVID-19 pandemic struck, 258 million children were out of school, including 130 million . The world’s children deserve better.

Almost 10 million children may never return to school following the COVID-19 lockdown.

2 in 5 children living in poverty in the U.S. had no access to preschool.

Millions of children are being robbed of an education simply because of who they are or where they live. Deprived of learning because they are caught up in emergencies, face extreme poverty, or are discriminated Against because of their gender, disability or ethnicity. The world’s most vulnerable and excluded children are missing out on education.

Today, nearly 400 million children of primary school age cannot read or write
More than 1/2 of all 3 to 6 years old, have no access to pre-primary education
About 10 million refugee children risk having their learning interrupted after being forced to flee their homes
25 million children will never enrol in school – and two-thirds of them are girls.

Safe Haven-a Ray of Hope thrives to create an environment for children to escape the cycle of poverty and have the opportunity to fulfill their potential.