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.

Technology Applications for the Global Education Community

IDD | EDC | Publication

Technology has proven to be one of the missing links in order to guarantee educational and workforce improvement in developing countries. The Honduras METAS Project is now generating technology applications and creating an impact in the global education community through the use of innovative technologies and high-impact solutions.

USAID Liberia Advancing Youth: Alternative Basic Education Learning Series

IDD | EDC | Publication

USAID Liberia Advancing Youth Project’s Alternative Basic Education Learning Series features select studies in the Learning Agenda—a set of research questions that have arisen during project implementation. The studies explore the effectiveness and sustainability of the integrated learning, leadership and livelihoods model.

Fact Sheet

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 

Fact Sheet

Mali Education Recovery Support Activity (ERSA)

EDC has begun implementing the USAID-funded Education Recovery Support Activity (ERSA)/ Programme d'Appui à la Stabilisation de l'Education au Nord (PASEN) in the Gao region of northern Mali.  ERSA is a 5-year initiative (August 2015-June 2020) which aims to contribute to the government of Mali’s commitment to increasing access to learning opportunities for out-of-school children and youth in the conflict affected regions of Northern Mali, through the strengthening of both formal and non-formal education opportunities.

United States Agency for International Development
Groupe des Artisans Ruraux d'Intadeyne (GARI)
Sahel Etudes Actions pour le Développement (SEAD)
Groupe de Recherche, d'Etude, de Formation Femme Action (GREFFA)
Cabinet de Recherche Actions pour le Développement Endogène (CRADE)