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Quality education can change the course of a child's life

PILAglobal provides high quality education for
refugee and displaced children and families worldwide

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100,000 +

hours of education provided to children

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Over 7,000

children and families enrolled

17 classrooms

across 3 continents


PILAglobal brings high quality education to under-resourced communities around the world through an international constellation of “Nests” – culturally responsive, play-based early education programs for young children and families.

In collaboration with partner organizations, PILAglobal establishes schools and parenting programs in refugee camps, migrant shelters, and communities experiencing extreme poverty.

Latest News


CNN Newsroom

March 2023

CNN's Rosa Flores visits Canyon Nest
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Stanford Center for Innovation in Global HealthJan 2023

Supporting the mental health of migrant families through trauma-informed parenting classes
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NPR Affiliate, KQED

April 2022

For migrants stuck in Tijuana, this school offers a place to grow and dream

"PILAglobal is dedicated to giving children in refugee camps a safe place to learn and play…I’m thankful for the people at PILAglobal who are doing this life-changing work."

- Congresswoman Katie Porter

Thank you to our partners


Nest Schools

Canyon Nest

Tijuana, Mexico


Nest Athens

Athens, Greece

Nest Congo

Mumosho, DR Congo

Nest Zimbabwe

Harare, Zimbabwe


Nest Norte

Tijuana, Mexico

Parenting Programs

Parent & Me Programs

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Parenting Program
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Los Angeles
Parenting Program
Parent & Me
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Parent & Me