United World Schools (UWS) is a UK registered charity that builds and develops community schools for out-of-school children in South East Asia. The charity operates schools in Cambodia and Myanmar (Burma), with plans to open schools in Nepal and other countries. Chris Howarth founded UWS in 2008 after working a volunteer teacher in Cambodia with VSO.

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  • United World Schools (UWS) is a UK registered charity that builds and develops community schools for out-of-school children in South East Asia. The charity operates schools in Cambodia and Myanmar (Burma), with plans to open schools in Nepal and other countries. Chris Howarth founded UWS in 2008 after working a volunteer teacher in Cambodia with VSO. The charity twins each community school it develops with another school in more affluent parts of the world. These schools help fund the UWS schools. and use the school partnership in curriculum areas such as global citizenship and International Baccalaureate studies. Some schools also provide volunteers for the schools and visit their UWS School. Schools are also funded by donations from individuals and organisations (en)
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  • UWS (en)
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  • United World Schools (en)
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  • United World Schools (UWS) is a UK registered charity that builds and develops community schools for out-of-school children in South East Asia. The charity operates schools in Cambodia and Myanmar (Burma), with plans to open schools in Nepal and other countries. Chris Howarth founded UWS in 2008 after working a volunteer teacher in Cambodia with VSO. (en)
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