Field of Action: Access to Basic Education
Brief Description: The EDUCATE Foundation aims at achieving equal access to basic education and technologies that promote and support the economic and social development of Ecuador. The AVANZA Programme focuses on improving the quality of education for low income students. Three centers of interconnected learning have been established in Portoviejo, Río Chico and San Antonio de Ibarra as part of a pilot programme financed by the World Bank. The goal is to create access to new information and communication technologies for underpriviledged children.