Women and Girls

Huguka Dukore Annual Report (Year 1) 2017

The USAID Huguka Dukore activity is a 5-year (December 9, 2016-December 8, 2021) youth employment program that will provide 40,000 out-of-school youth, including 34,000 new youth and 6,000 Akazi Kanoze alumni, with market-relevant employability skills and pathways to new or better employment. Huguka Dukore will build upon and scale up successfully proven Akazi Kanoze interventions, across at least 19 districts (of 30 total) countrywide using innovations that will invite more youth to participate in Rwanda?s continued economic growth.

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Huguka Dukore Staff

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2017

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32

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United States Agency for International Development

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Report/Study

Akazi Kanoze 2: Scale & Sustainability

This report is an external evaluation of the integration of the Work Readiness curriculum and School to Work Transition program into the Rwandan education system. 

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Laterite Ltd.

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2017

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5 pages

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Mastercard Foundation

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Akazi Kanoze 2: Randomized Controlled Trial of Secondary Students in Rwanda

A randomized controlled trial (RCT) found that students in the Akazi Kanoze 2 workforce development program were 8 percent more likely to land jobs than youth who did not participate in the program. The study, involving more than 1,500 young people during Year 1 of the three-year program, also showed increased work readiness and increased confidence in job-seeking.

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AK2 Staff

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2017

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3 pages

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Mastercard Foundation

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Strengthening Zambia's Community Schools

L3 Partner Reports

IDD | EDC | Publication

Final reports detail the activities of Literacy, Language, and Learning (L3) Initiative partners, Concern Worldwide and Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO).

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2016

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Concern Worldwide
Voluntary Service Overseas

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United States Agency for International Development

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USAID L3 Endline FARS and MARS Endline Report

IDD | EDC | Publication

This report presents results of the endline literacy and mathematics assessments conducted in October 2016. The results of the endline are compared with the baseline, which was conducted in October 2014 at the beginning of the L3 intervention.

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2017

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United States Agency for International Development

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Junior Caregiver Program

IDD | EDC | Publication

Over two years, the JCP trained and certified unemployed young women and promoted better school readiness among children attending local ECD centers. The training participants had completed at least nine years of basic education as early childhood development (ECD) caregivers and ranged in age from 16 to 37 years old, with an average age of 23.

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UK Department for International Development

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Kenya Garissa Youth and Yes Youth Can Project Executive Summary

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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4 pages

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United States Agency for International Development

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Fact Sheet

Gender in Youth Livelihoods and Workforce Development Programs

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