Mothers’ groups are creating systemic changes to education throughout Benin and improving the lives of countless children. Since 1994, World Education has been working in the Republic of Benin to improve education, especially for girls. World Education’s programs foster literacy and women’s empowerment in a country where the average adult has only 2.7 years of […]
January 24 is International Education Day, a day where we celebrate and take action toward inclusive, equitable, and quality education for all. According to UNESCO, 262 million children and youth are not in school. These young people, many of them girls, are out of school due to a number of circumstances: they have to work […]
Government and donor agency officials are discovering that textbooks and materials have not arrived at schools, but without the availability of tracking information, they do not know where they were lost in transit. John Snow, Inc. and World Education created Track and Trace, a technological solution that helps improve the community’s visibility into the location of textbooks and other teaching materials during the distribution process.
For a mother, Sabium, and her daughter, Khusabu, a second chance at education means a brighter future for the whole family.
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.