IDD Media Coverage

Find out about EDC’s international development work around the world from these local and international news outlets.

Manila Bulletin Publishing Corporation
October 5, 2011

The Education Quality and Access for Learning and Livelihood Skills Phase 2 (EQuALLS2) project continues to gain momentum in its quest to improve the quality of teaching implemented by teachers assigned in conflict-affected areas in Mindanao.

Mindanao Education Plan Gains Thrust
USAID Frontlines
September 1, 2011

One of USAID’s most important tools in raising literacy and improving learning in South Sudan is radio—the medium that reaches the broadest segment of the population of more than 8 million. USAID uses radio-based learning not only to provide teachers with lessons they can present to their students but also to reach non-traditional, generally older students who may not have had the opportunity to attend school.

In a New Nation, Building the Education Basics
GBI Portal
July 8, 2011

Victor Lugala first knew he wanted to be a journalist when his father died.

His inheritance of treasured books and a radio heightened Lugala’s interest in listening and reading stories, recognizing that telling stories link people in power to the ordinary person.

South Sudan Radio Service Informs and Empowers
Somaliland Press
June 22, 2011

Upon visiting two EDC projects and another project for Somalis, the United States Agency for International Development's Deputy Assistant Administrator for Africa is "thrilled to see what USAID and the Somali people have achieved together".

USAID Somali Visit
May 26, 2011

EDC's Ruwwad Palestinian Youth Empowerment Project celebrated young people's environmental leadership in Al Bireh, Ramallah. The event highlighted ways in which youth, with support from Ruwwad, are leading their communities in efforts to address the lack of garbage disposal, reduce water consumption, prevent the release of sewage in the streets, and more.

Palestinian Youth Showcase Environmental Activism