With a wave of investment transforming Africa’s educational, economic, and physical infrastructure, a bright future lies ahead for the continent’s 1 billion people. But realizing this promise will require innovative solutions to some persistent challenges, including conflict, illiteracy, and health crises.
EDC is committed to improving the lives of people across Africa. Our programs build entrepreneurship and economic opportunity, support ambitious education reform efforts, and develop solutions to pervasive public health issues, including HIV/AIDS. Across all of our work, we consult regional partners to create meaningful, effective programs that are informed by local contexts and are designed to be sustainable long into the future.
This study evaluated the work of the Akazi Kanoze (AK) Youth Livelihoods Project in Rwanda to support youth entrepreneurs. The report presents findings on the effectiveness of AK’s Entrepreneurshi
This program note presents summary findings of an evaluation study of the global Hewlett-Packard Learning Initiative for Entrepreneurs (HP LIFE) program, conducted in China, India, Kenya, Nigeria,
The USAID Huguka Dukore activity is a 5-year (December 9, 2016-December 8, 2021) youth employment program that will provide 40,000 out-of-school youth, including 34,000 new youth and 6,000 Akazi Kanoze alumni, with market-relevant employability skills and pathways to new or better employment.
South Sudan Interactive Radio Instruction (SSIRI), funded by the United States Agency for International Development and working with the Ministry of Education, uses radio-based learning and other technologies to deliver high-quality education programs to children, youth, and adults in South Sudan.
This guide provides a conceptual framework, instruments, and tools for designing and implementing youth assessments in developing countries.
This report shares findings from EDC’s evaluation study of Cha-Ching Money Adventures.
New Pathways: Stories of Educational Change in Madagascar tells the story of innovations introduced by ATEC and their impact on teachers, students and parents.
This report highlights key findings and recommendations from the workshop Youth, Mobile, and Employment, held in Kigali, Rwanda, in January 2014.
These teachers’ guides supplement the Living: Skills for Life, Botswana’s Window of Hope curricula.
This report studies the cost-effectiveness of information communication technology (ICT) in community schools during the Time to Learn project.