April 8, 2013
In Juba, South Sudan, EDC and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) distributed 3,500 MP3 players to the Ministry of General Education and Instruction (MoGEI), part of the country’s Alternative Education System (AES), a national strategy to expand education by providing additional learning opportunities throughout South Sudan.
The MP3 players, are pre-programmed with lower primary lessons and English literacy lessons for adults, all developed by EDC. The MP3 players will be distributed to more than 800 primary schools and 350 adult learning centers throughout the country. This effort seeks to sustain gains made by a previous initiative, the South Sudan Interactive Radio Instruction Program, also run by EDC.
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