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In August, USAID Time to Learn Zambia (TTL) donated learning and teaching materials, along with clothing to students of the St. Patrick’s School in...

View the EDC schedule from CIES 2016 in Vancouver, BC.

In rural Mali, thousands of young people have gained the skills, knowledge, and tools to improve their lives and bolster their communities thanks to the USAID-funded Mali Out-...

The DRC faces severe challenges in educating young children. Access to schooling is limited; the primary school enrollment rate is only about 60 percent. Nearly 20...

Llamado de casting – Buscando múltiples actores (hombres o mujeres) bilingües de español/inglés para trabajo en desarrollo de voz en off/superpuesta.
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EDC conducted a randomized controlled trial (RCT) as part of the final evaluation of its Akazi Kanoze Project in Rwanda to measure whether, as a result of the project, youth...

EDC has been awarded two contracts by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) designed to improve equitable access to education among children and youth...

As Ebola rages across West Africa, nongovernmental organizations such as EDC are finding creative ways to continue to deliver programming. Lisa Hartenberger Toby...

Matching young people with meaningful jobs and livelihood opportunities stands as one of the great challenges of the next two decades. ...

Students and educators in a school improvement project run by EDC in Lusaka, Zambia, met today with Dr. Jill Biden, wife of U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, Rajiv Shah,...

Staff from EDC’s PAJE-Nièta project hosted visitors from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) this week in the village of Toumoumba in Kita, Mali. Vanita...

Marita Mukaniyongira and Diane Niyonkuru have dreams of cutting and styling hair in their own salon someday. But for now, they are content to raise money by working in a less...

In the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), vast geographical distances and difficult transport conditions make distribution of funds a challenge.  Under the...

In December 2013, 115 youth from across five Liberian counties came together for the second annual National Youth Summit in Monrovia to share their achievements and lessons...

It’s an unfortunate reality in some developing countries—when young people don’t have the skills or opportunity to find work, they are more likely to join gangs or extremist...

Like other Malian youth, Mariam Coulibaly enjoys using her mobile phone to call family and friends and to listen to music. But today, she is using her phone in a different way...

Gaga Simon teaches math and science at Ligi Primary School in South Sudan’s Central Equatoria state. Like most of the school’s teachers, Simon had no formal training and relied...