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easyJet and UNICEF launch ‘Every Child Can Fly’ project to support UNICEF’s objective to get every main and lower secondary age kid in school by 2030

WEBWIRE– Friday, March 29, 2024

  • easyJet and UNICEF are partnering to support UNICEFs education programs and assist every kid gain access to their right to a quality education
  • Every Child Can Fly project will support UNICEFs goal to accomplish the universal right of quality education for all kids by 2030
  • Clients flying with easyJet over the Easter vacation duration have the chance to raise funds with easyJet cabin team gathering contributions onboardaround 40,000 flights
  • To date, through the collaboration, easyJet clients have actually currently raised nearly 17 million towards UNICEFs appeals

easyJet and the worlds leading kids organisation UNICEF have actually revealed the brand-new stage of their collaboration to support UNICEFs objective of guaranteeing all kids at main and lower secondary levels are registered in school by 2030.

easyJet and UNICEFs Every Child Can Fly project will raise important funds to alter countless kids lives, consisting of contributing toUNICEFs target ofproviding access to discovering chances for 114 million kids and digital education for148.6 million kids around the globe.

The onboard collection by easyJets cabin team is now running in time for the hectic vacation duration, which will see the airline company fly over 5 million clients throughout its network, who will have the chance to contribute onboard around 40,000 flights towards the Every Child Can Fly project and assistance UNICEFs operate in education.

In 2022, 70% of 10-year-olds in low- and middle-income countriescouldnot read and comprehend easy text. This figurehas intensified by 13%given that COVID-19 school closures.

UNICEFs education roadmap intends to take on the existing globallearning crisis by assisting to make sure all kids can a quality education, consisting of throughout emergency situations. The brand-new Every Child Can Fly project will provide fundraising efforts in the coming years to support UNICEFs goal to attain every kids universal right to find out by 2030.

Johan Lundgren, easyJet CEO, commented:

We are exceptionally happy to be introducing our brand-new Every Child Can Fly collaboration with UNICEF, which will support the shipment ofimpactfulprogrammes tohelpchildren shape theirfuture, along with UNICEFs vital work securing kids in times of emergency situation.

It has actually been an advantage to have actually supported UNICEF for over a years throughout which time our clients and team have actually raised practically 17 million onboard our flights. I want to thank any clients who have the ability to contribute this Easter for their generosity and kindness in assisting make a genuine distinction to the lives of countless kids worldwide.

Jon Sparkes, Chief Executive at The UK National Committee for UNICEF (UNICEF UK) stated:

Kids worldwide are impacted by a growing knowing crisis. Just 30% of 10-year-olds from low- and middle- earnings nations can check out an easy sentence. Today, more than ever, kids and their futures require to be safeguarded.

Thanks to partners such as easyJet, UNICEF works all the time to support kids and develop ingenious programs that provide the most susceptible kids in accessing their right to find out.

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