Partnerships to fuel expansion

Can’t Wait to Learn aims at becoming widely adopted to provide quality education to conflict-affected children anywhere in the world. This significant scale-up potential is made possible by the partnerships that form the core of the programme.
Zuid-Soedanese kinderen krijgen onderwijs op tablets met War Child's Can't Wait to Learn

Photo: War Child

Implementing partners

Can’t Wait to Learn is currently implemented in Sudan, Jordan, Lebanon and Uganda. Implementing partners include UNICEF, Save the Children, the Norwegian Refugee Council, Finn Church Aid, AVSI, Terre des Hommes, Ana Aqra Association, INTERSOS and Sonbola.


Can’t Wait to Learn is made possible by the Dutch Postcode Lottery, IKEA Foundation,, USAID, UKAID through the Humanitarian Education Accelerator, UNICEF, UNHCR, CISCO Foundation, Mission Bambini and private donations.

Technical partners

A number of Dutch technology companies provide best-in-class technological expertise in partnership with the in-house Can’t Wait to Learn team. These companies include serious gaming company &Ranj and software developers Levi9. Social design studio Butterfly Works helps to ensure that children and the “lived realities” of their communities form the cornerstones of all software design.

Research and academic partners

The programme has since its inception been collaborating with various independent research organisations such as TNO, the American Institutes for Research and the Sheffield Hallam University.

More about our partners



American Institute for Research partner War Child

American Institutes for Research

Go to website
Ana Aqra partner - War Child

Ana Aqra Association

Go to website


butterfly works partner War Child

Butterfly Works

Go to website


Cisco Foundation partner War Child

Cisco Foundation

Go to website


NPL partner War Child

Dutch Postcode Lottery

Go to website


Finn Church Aid partner War Child

Finn Church Aid

Go to website


Humanitarian Education Accelerator partner War Child

Humanitarian Education Accelerator

Go to website


Ikea Foundation partner War Child

IKEA Foundation

Go to website



Mission Bambini partner War Child

Mission Bambini

Go to website


Norwegian Refugee Council partner War Child

Norwegian Refugee Council

Go to website


Save the Children partner War Child

Save the Children

Go to website
Sheffield Hallam University - partner War Child

Sheffield Hallam University

Go to website


Terre Des Hommes partner War Child

Terre Des Hommes

Go to website