World Education is a private voluntary organization based in Boston, Massachusetts, that works in over 30 countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America, and maintains field offices in 13 countries. WE also has a long-standing program in the United States and generates synergy between its domestic and international programs. WE's programs target out-of-school youth and adults, as well as in-school youth, and are based on nonformal education approaches. WE develops long-term working relationships and partnerships with government ministries, intermediary partners and beneficiary groups. WE specializes in developing (with end user participation) field-based curricula, educational technology, and training programs in a variety of technical areas. WE programs include an improved governance and institutional strengthening component to ensure long term sustainability of service delivery.
Core funding for the DOT-COM Alliance is provided by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Bureau for Economic Growth, Agriculture & Trade, Office of Infrastructure and Engineering (EGAT/OI&E), Office of Education (EGAT/ED), and Office of Women in Development (EGAT/WID), under the terms of Award numbers: GDG-A-00-01-00009-00, dot-GOV; GDG-A-00-01-00014-00, dot-ORG; GDG-A-00-01-00011-00, dot-EDU.