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Girls' and Women's Education

Amelia, an HIV+ Caregiver of a Vulnerable Adolescent, Finds Her Feet Again

“If this project had not come to my neighborhood, I would have died by now. I got a second chance through their assistance. I am grateful because I have gained my life back.” – Amelia, World Education beneficiary Amelia’s first husband died of AIDS, leaving her with one child. She remarried, but her second husband […]

Early Grade Reading, Youth Empowerment

A Day in the Life: Improving Early Grade Reading Through Intensive Coaching

January 24th is International Day of Education, which reminds us of the importance of education for both positive life outcomes and sustainable development.  Despite progress toward universal literacy, significant challenges persist. In Cambodia, for example, USAID reports that only 32% of girls and 38% of boys in Grade 3 are literate in Khmer, the national […]