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EDC collaborates with public and private partners to create, deliver, and evaluate programs, services, and products in 22 countries around the world. This library contains profiles of our current work and initiatives.

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In Zambia, the Ministry of General Education began implementing the Primary Literacy Programme (PLP) in 2013 to serve students from pre-primary through grade 7 across the country. However, several...
The development of literacy skills through early experiences with books and stories is critically linked to children’s later success in learning to read. As Ghana strivesto increase national literacy...
While rates of HIV in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are relatively low at 1% (UNAIDS, 2015), prevalence in population centers and along economic corridors has remained a consistent concern...
For decades, protracted conflicts in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have forcibly displaced more than 6 million people, destroyed community networks, and reinforced barriers to basic...
Indonesia, the world’s fourth most populous country, has a relatively stable economy that the World Bank expects will grow at 5.3 percent per year until 2020. However, with a population growth rate...
Children and youth make up more than 75 percent of Uganda’s population. Among them, vulnerable youth—particularly adolescent girls and young women, children with disabilities, orphans, and those...
Despite the high levels of tertiary education in Lebanon, the supply of highly skilled workers is not keeping up with employer demand. To increase their productivity and competitiveness, Lebanese...
Business is booming in Asia’s Lower Mekong region, and young people with strong technical, work readiness, and industrial skills are in high demand. However, local labor assessments have shown that...
For youth poised to transition to work during the COVID-19 pandemic, they had one of their most effective resources for support—access to social capital—restricted. Particularly for vulnerable youth...
As scientific discovery becomes more data driven, there is a critical need to build a workforce with robust skills in working with data. Nowhere is the need to strengthen learning opportunities...
The roughly 2 million women veterans living in the United States face unique challenges in transitioning to civilian life after their military careers end. This includes difficulty securing jobs in...
Around the world, many young people are unable to find jobs or start their own businesses due to a mismatch between the skills they learned in school and the skills demanded in the workplace...
Reducing long-term joblessness among young people is a persistent challenge for Macedonia’s economic sector. Youth unemployment stands at 50 percent, and employers say that job applicants lack basic...
Health care providers and systems play an important role in preventing suicides. Yet most health care providers do not ask people about their thoughts of suicide, and most systems are not prepared to...
Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the U.S. In 2018, over 47,000 people died by suicide. Research indicates that 84% of these people saw a health care provider in the year before their...