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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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As learning opportunities continue to be needed outside of the physical classroom, the need for customized, locally tailored content is greater than ever. Mobile applications hold great promise for...
Many people with HIV are not benefiting from the treatments and therapies that could help them live longer, healthier lives. Co-morbid conditions, social and environmental barriers, and a lack of...
In today’s data-driven world, innovation, scientific progress, and the health of civil society demand a data-literate citizenry and a workforce with strong statistical thinking skills. Studies show,...
To diversify the field of mathematics, it is essential to learn from the experiences of people from underrepresented communities who have completed major milestones on the path to completing...
Suicide claims nearly 50,000 lives each year and is the second leading cause of death among Americans aged 15–39. But with more attention being paid to suicide prevention than ever before, research,...
All children are primed to engage with and enjoy science from an early age. Yet young emergent multilingual learners from low-income communities are faced with a “ science opportunity gap ” before...
Passing Algebra 1 is an important milestone on the path to college and career readiness. Students who succeed in algebra are far more likely to graduate from high school on time and gain access to...
Literacy is a basic right that empowers individuals and benefits society. However, over 600 million children worldwide lack basic reading skills and do not have access to quality early grade reading...
The prevalence of elder mistreatment has consistently, and intractably, been estimated at 1 in 10 older adults. During the COVID-19 pandemic, one study documented an increase in this prevalence rate...
Nearly half of all U.S. children are exposed to at least one adverse childhood experience (ACE), such as abuse, neglect, incarceration of a family member, substance use in the home, divorce, or...
A decade removed from political conflict, Liberians are optimistic that peace and prosperity lie ahead. But the country’s two civil wars have left a gap in the education sector, resulting in a “lost...
Despite past and present efforts, the education system in Honduras still faces many challenges in terms of access, efficiency, and quality. However, current research suggests that improving reading...
Niger faces many challenges that threaten food and nutrition security and resilience. Farmers have little access to advances in agricultural practices and technologies to fight the effects of climate...
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...