Como Foundation

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COMO Foundation believes in accessible, relevant and lifelong learning. Our education partners believe that women and girls can become change agents in their community, society and even a secor if they are equipped with qualifications, skills and confidence to realise their potential through enrolment and retention in formal education, as well as nonformal education focusing on livelihood and employment competencies.

Primary Functions

  • Funding

Secondary Functions

  • N/A

Geographic Scope

  • Global / regional

Areas of work Back to Top

Education topics addressed


  • Primary completion
  • Primary enrollment
  • Primary to secondary transition
  • Secondary completion


  • Other
  • Transition from school to work

Other skills

  • Financial literacy
  • Life skills/sexuality education
  • Rights/empowerment education
  • Social and emotional learning
  • Vocational training


  • Civics education
  • Literacy
  • Numeracy
  • STEM

Cross-cutting topics addressed

  • Adolescent pregnancy/childbearing
  • Early/child marriage
  • Economic/livelihoods (including savings/financial inclusion, etc.)
  • Empowerment
  • Gender equality
  • Menstrual hygiene management
  • Other cultural practices
  • Social and gender norms and beliefs
  • WASH (water, sanitation and hygiene)

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Current girls' education partners

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Como Foundation

Headquarters location(s)

  • Singapore, , Singapore

Office location(s)

  • Singapore


Jeanette Lai
Associate Program Director
Como Foundation

Locations of current girls’ education work

Map showing countries (listed below) where the organization is involved with girls' education programs

  • Afghanistan
  • Brazil
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • India
  • Mexico
  • Nepal
  • United Republic of Tanzania
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

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