2018 – Guatemala

Technology for Improved Education in Comitancillo, Guatemala Partner: Change for Children Background Guatemala has made significant progress in educational accessibility and attendance in the last 25 years. However, these positive numbers conceal significant barriers to education for rural, indigenous children, especially girls. In addition, the poor quality of education prevents the children who are in […]

2018 – Liberia

Girls’ Accelerated Learning Initiative in Liberia Partner: CODE  Background The UNDP Human Development Index rates Liberia as one of the most disadvantaged countries in the world, ranking it 177 out of 188. Almost all Liberian primary students – 82% – are too old for their grade. Girls, in particular, are more vulnerable and at greater risk […]

2018 – Tanzania

ENCOURAGE ACCESS TO EDUCATION AND BETTER LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS Partner: World University Service of Canada Background Over the last two years, approximately 300,000 Burundian refugees have fled their country, seeking asylum in northwestern Tanzania, where three refugee camps (Nduta, Nyaragusu, and Mtendeli) are operating in Kigoma Region. According to the UNHCR’s 2016 statistics for Nduta Refugee […]