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Creating Opportunity in Nepal through Education for Income Generation Project

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

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

School girls in Sana’a gather for their lesson.

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

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

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Educate Girls, Develop Nations

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

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

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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In Congo, Helping Children Catch Up in the Classroom

International Rescue Committee and USAID are helping 1,100 boys and girls in Congo catch up on their studies at the primary level and work toward admissions to secondary school. Read more >>

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Increasing Access to Education in Northern Nigeria

Through its Northern Education Initiative, USAID is working in Nigeria to strengthen state and local governments’ capacity to deliver basic education service. Read more >>

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1,000 Days to Reach the Millennium Development Goals

What USAID is doing to ensure that by 2015 children everywhere will be able to complete a full course of primary schooling. Read more >>

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