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Education has an unparalleled ability to open doors, create opportunities and change the way we think.  At Windle, education is our passion - from primary schools in remote villages to universities with a global reputation for excellence.

"Education is a human right with immense power to transform.” Kofi Annan


Through sponsoring refugees and others affected by conflict in Africa at secondary, vocational and tertiary level, the Trust is developing the technical expertise and professional skills to strengthen institutions, diminish gender-based inequalities and reduce the risks of social division.

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Since then WTI has been at the forefront of a wide range of initiatives to improve the teaching of English in primary and secondary schools.  That work continues, but in 2019 we crossed a critical threshold.  There is now a strong and expanding group of teachers who see themselves as professional English teachers.

Ephraim Kisangala meets HRH Duchess of Sussex

Speaking about his experience discussing his work with HRH Duchess of Sussex, Ephraim said:

Primary school students during a lesson in Ganyiel, South Sudan.

​​​Windle Trust International has been working with the government of South Sudan and the Department for International Development (DFID) since 2013 on a programme to increase access to primary and secondary schools in South Sudan.  The overall programme covers the whole of the country, and WTI is responsible for managing implementation in three of the historical states – W. Equatoria, Lakes and Unity.