IDD Media Coverage

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

Malawi Voice
July 4, 2012

Tikwere Interactive Radio Instruction (IRI), a USAID-funded program, has handed over its services to the Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology (MoEST). Aired on Malawi Broadcasting Corporation during school days, the program provides instructions through radio lessons. It enables teachers to impart students in standards 1–4 with knowledge in English, mathematics, Chichewa, and life skills.

MoEST Takes Over Tikwere Radio Programme
USAID Impact
June 28, 2012

At the end of May in Garissa, Kenya, 2,000 energetic youth gathered to celebrate their role as change agents in their communities. They came a long way since 2008, when high unemployment and frustration fueled some of the worst post-election violence in Kenya’s history. For three years, USAID has invested in developing the leadership skills of vulnerable youth in Garissa and fostering linkages to the work place through the Garissa Youth Project (G-Youth).

From the Field: Developing Kenya’s Leaders
June 25, 2012

On June 4, the Qadura Youth Social Center, one of EDC/Ruwwad’s Affiliated Clubs (ACs) located in the Qadura Refugee Camp, held a ceremony to mark the official opening of its renovated facility. EDC/Ruwwad has played an important role in the club’s work with youth by implementing numerous programsat the center, including environmental trainings, drama and theater workshops, and ICT courses.

Ruwwad: Palestinian Youth Empowerment Project
Guyana Times
May 25, 2012

The Skills and Knowledge for Youth Employment (SKYE) Project has entered its next phase of development after a two-day training seminar that was hosted at the Regency Hotel on Wednesday and Thursday. The seminar saw 20 youths from Regions 4, 6, 9, and 10 being trained in community-mapping procedures.

SKYE Participants Trained in Community-Mapping Procedures
May 25, 2012

Before joining EDC, Cornelia Janke worked for the Redlands Christian Migrant Association in Florida managing child-care and education services for migrant families. Her desire to make education possible for vulnerable populations led her to EDC in the mid-1990s. “It's gratifying to know that our work really does facilitate access to life-changing opportunities,” she says.

Strengthening Learning in Fragile States