Education is one of the most effective tools for increasing opportunity, strengthening communities, and helping families move out of poverty.

Access to education is essential to empowering communities and driving economic growth in developing countries. Yet many financial and cultural barriers still exist that prohibit students’ access to educational opportunities.

DFC investments are bringing affordable education to elementary, secondary, and university students in developing countries. The projects we support are building and expanding schools, introducing innovative models of education to reach more students, and helping schools operate in challenging environments.