23 September 2013
Global Business Coalition for Education Member founding member The Western Union Company, unveiled a new Western Union Education for Better Fund supporting UNICEF programs aiding children in and around Syria whose education has been interrupted.
Beginning early October through December 31st, 2014, the Western Union Company will match consumer donations up to a combined total of $100,000 dollars. Those wishing to participate may donate online at www.WesternUnion.com, or visit any Western Union location with no transfer fee applied. The fund will provide critical support in the set up of temporary schools, teachers, and materials allowing Syrian children to regain access to education.
Full details of the program will be announced when the fund is activated in November.