ECW (Education Cannot Wait) is the first global movement and fund dedicated to education in emergencies and protracted crises. Based in New York and Geneva, this donor was established during the 2016 World Humanitarian Summit by international humanitarian/development aid actors, along with state representatives, public and private donors who now continue to fund ECW. ECW operates similar to a pooled fund.
Save the Children is operating in Sudan since 1983. Currently Save the Children a country wide geographical foot print serving and advocating for Children of Sudan with interventions through multiple thematic sector. Save the Children movement, in line with their localization agenda, strongly recognizes the need for collaboration and building partnerships as one of the main ways to accentuate the pillars in the theory of change and have the greatest impact for every last child. Save the Children’s Theory of Change includes and is based on partnership as a central facet of the framework to amplify the impact of its work and to ensure sustainability.
Save the Children defines partnership as “A formal or informal relationship over an agreed period of time between two or more organizations with mutual commitment, accountability and contribution of resources to bring change in children’s lives in contexts of development and emergencies.”