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Mali Out of School Youth (PAJE-Nieta) Executive Summary

IDD | EDC | Publication

The project’s key achievements are evidenced in the stories of young Malians, whose livelihood opportunities have improved as a result of OSYP. Today, they are: 

Better Educated 

7,408 youth or 77% exhibited improved reading skills, as measured by EDC’s Out of School Literacy Assessment. Completion rates increased with each cohort: 

Economically Productive 

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2016

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Fact Sheet

Rwanda: US $20 Million to Be Spent on Mobile Libraries

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allAfrica.com

The Education Development Centre, Inc. (EDC), an international NGO based in the US, will soon introduce mobile libraries to simplify easy access to text books in Rwanda. The five-year project will be implemented in collaboration with the Peace Corps, a US volunteer service organization, and funded by the US Agency for International Development (USAID) at a cost of $20 million.

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A Collaborative Approach to Combating Instability in Northern Mali

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USAID Frontlines

For two decades, Mali has enjoyed remarkable political stability characterized by four rounds of peaceful presidential and legislative elections and the proliferation of civil society organizations and private media outlets. In this sense, the country has been something of an anomaly in a sub-region where neighbors have been plagued by political repression and an absence of democratic freedoms.

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International Education Week: Somali Soap Opera Teaches Young People to Take Control of Their Finances

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USAID

Somali youth are learning from the USAID sponsored soap opera 'Dab iyo Dahab' that being good at math is not the same as knowing how to manage a household budget or run a business. In English, the title means 'Fire and Gold.'

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Advancing Learning Through Technology

IDD | EDC | Publication

EDC transforms learning using technology tailored to the context, from radio to Internet connectivity to mobile phones and SMS texts. EDC collaborates with its partners to ensure that its solutions support learning that is accessible, mobile, scalable, and effective.

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EDC staff

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2011

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2 pp.

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USAID Deputy Assistant Administrator Visits EDC Projects

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Somaliland Press

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".

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SOMALIA: Helping young people to find work

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IRIN (Integrated Regional Information Networks)

Young women and men in Garowe, Somalia, are acquiring the skills to get jobs and "contribute to the well-being of the community". IRIN profiles one of EDC's many local partners in Shaqodoon, the Somalia Youth Livelihood Program.

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