From empowering people through literacy and livelihoods training to developing interventions that help vulnerable youth and adults continue their education and live healthier lives, 2017 was a year full of progress across World Education’s programs.
After graduating from World Education’s Bantwana Initiative work readiness program, Rumbi decided to pay it forward, full time.
Through the McGovern-Dole Food for Education project, World Education is improving literacy in Cambodia by expanding access to primary education, promoting early childhood development, and providing training and support to educators.
Beatrice is a para-social worker in Uganda. It used to take her 2 hours to walk to visit vulnerable children’s homes. Now, she’s like a superhero on a bike, visiting up to five households per day.
It’s September and around the world, children are heading back to school. Yet in the developing world girls are often denied opportunities for education, due to barriers like danger and harassment from walking to and from school, teacher attendance, child marriage, early pregnancy, sanitation facilities, and restrictive cultural norms. World Education understands that women and […]
Nepal’s brick industry employs an estimated 29,000 children working in hazardous conditions where dust and smoke permanently damage lungs and carrying excessive loads of bricks in searing heat damages their bodies for life. World Education Nepal’s Building Better Futures project educates brick workers, expands livelihood options, and provides access to financial services to break the cycle of exploitative labor.
World Education empowers people through literacy and livelihoods trainings; uses technology to improve the quality of education at every level through curricula development, teacher support, and local partnerships; and develops interventions to help vulnerable youth as well as adults continue their educations and live healthier lives.
Around the world, women and girls are held back every day—absent from school, married too early, and trapped in poverty—because of their gender. Going to (and staying in) school helps them overcome such circumstances.
When girls and women are empowered through education, they have the knowledge and skills to advocate for themselves and live healthier and more fulfilled lives. Here are 10 examples of how World Education empowers girls and women through education in communities worldwide.
Around the corner from its headquarters, World Education is providing workplace education to the Seaport Hotel and World Trade Center employees.