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Liberia: “When We Learn to Read, We Can Read to Learn!”

Student and teacher in Liberia. Photo credit: GPE

USAID’s Education team in Liberia joins in Liberia’s first national reading campaign. Read more >>

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South Sudan Educators Acquire Skills to Teach the New Nation

Gaga Simon shows his fellow teachers at Ligi Primary School how to make a lesson plan. Photo credit: Poni Allen

September 8 was International Literacy Day. Read a story of how USAID is advancing education in South Sudan. Read more >>

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Preparing Youth for Employment

Women in Mali using "Stepping Stone." Photo credit: EDC

Guest blogger from Education Development Center discusses how youth in Mali are prepared for employed, armed with literacy and numeracy skills. Read more >>

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Creating Opportunity in Nepal through Education for Income Generation Project

During EIG’s entrepreneurial literacy course, Sitara learned how to read and write, and how to use a calculator. She also learned about proper nutrition, peace-building, and how to access loans, credits, and other government services. Photo credit: Winrock International

Meet Sitara, whose story is one example of USAID’s Education for Income Generation (EIG) project’s impact on thousands of disadvantaged youths. Read more >>

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USAID in the News

Children from Lusaka's Vera Chiluba school in Zambia. Photo credit: Sinjela Derrick

A review of USAID’s top news highlights for week of July 8, 2013. 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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Video of the Week: Education in Ghana

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USAID Ghana is committed to cutting illiteracy in half in the next 5 years. Read more >>

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Educate Girls, Develop Nations

A young female student in Alma Village, southern Ethiopia. Photo credit: Susan Liebold

Education is a silver bullet for empowering women and girls worldwide. Read more >>

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New Learn-to-Read Method in Yemen Shows Early Promise

Students at the Aisha School. Photo credit: Emily Walker, USAID

USAID’s partnership with Yemen’s Ministry of Education and local governments is making education more accessible to Yemeni children. Read more >>

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Improving Education in South Sudan

A group of students. Photo credit: Karl Grobl, Education Development Center

With USAID assistance, primary school enrollment in South Sudan has increased from approximately 300,000 students in 2000 to 1.4 million in 2012. Read more >>

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