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Photo of the Week: Learning How to Read

Children reading in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Photo Credit: Alain Mukeba USAID/DRC

Students are learning to read through new learning techniques at USAID-supported Kakila Primary School in the DRC. Read more >>

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Youth Empowerment is Key to President Obama’s Vision for Africa’s Future

Group of African young adults. Photo credit: USAID

In partnership with the International Youth Foundation, USAID is ensuring that African youth have real opportunities to achieve their dreams and build their futures. Read more >>

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Building a Future in Tanzania – Brick by Brick

Rajabu (far right) hones his bricklaying skills through the Tanzania Youth Scholars Program. Photo credit: International Youth Foundation

The story of one man in Tanzania who is building a better life for himself and his family – brick by brick. Read more >>

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Yes, Youth Can: Empowering the Voices of Youth in Kenya

Members of Yes, Youth Can, work with tin and recycled materials to make jewelry and boxes. Photo credit: Christie Vilsack

Through Yes, Youth Can, young adults are starting up their own small businesses in Kenya. Read more >>

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Equipping Women Teachers in South Sudan with the Skills to Succeed

Teacher Samna Basha (middle) with colleagues. The women are benefiting from USAID-supported child care services that enable them to improve their professional development as teachers. Photo credit: Creative Associates International

USAID is helping to improve female teachers’ professional skills and retain female teachers in South Sudan. Read more >>

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A Good Place to Start to Improve Schools

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A capacity-building program sponsored by USAID is helping local leaders, both men and women, take responsibility for their school. Read more >>

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Facing History: Education’s Role in Transitional Justice

Karen Murphy is International Director for Facing History and Ourselves, an international educational and professional development NGO. Photo credit: Facing History and Ourselves

International Director for Facing History and Ourselves, Karen Murphy, discusses the role of education in transitional justice. Read more >>

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Primary Education in Kenya: A Focus on Quality and Learning

If you close your eyes and listen to children playing in the schoolyard, it could be any elementary school in the world, but this is Ithange Primary School two hours east of Nairobi, Kenya, off the main highway down a red dirt road partly washed away by recent rains.

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Join My Village Lift Women and Girls out of Poverty

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Join My Village helps to lift women and girls out of poverty through education while also providing sustainable improvement in maternal and newborn health. Read more >>

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Education: The Most Powerful Weapon for Changing the World

Arne Duncan is the ninth U.S. secretary of education

Education is the key to eliminating gender inequality, to reducing poverty, to creating a sustainable planet, to preventing needless deaths and illness, and to fostering peace. Read more >>

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