EREP addresses three of the UN-Millennium Development Goals as follows:
Achieve universal primary education
Boys and girls will complete the full course of study in EREP schools and will achieve permanent literacy and numeracy.
Promote gender equality and empower women
Ensure environmental sustainability
EREP schools will help reverse loss of environmental resources.
EREP schools will teach environmental studies throughout the four grades of curriculum.
EREP schools will involve the school children and the community in environmental reclamation work through reforestation.