About this project library

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.

222 Projects found
Today, all scientists use computational thinking skills and technology to conduct routine tasks, to discover, and to innovate. Students can develop these skills before they graduate from high school...
Eighty percent of second-grade students in Mali are unable to read a single word in their mother language. But what is the best way to improve literacy rates in a country where teachers are...
Death by suicide continues to be an issue of major concern affecting military service members and veterans. However, there are also glimmers of hope that awareness and prevention efforts are making a...
In Guyana, poverty and a lack of positive options have trapped many young people in a cycle of unemployment, crime, or prison. But what happens when youth, many of whom have been incarcerated for...
Recent surveys of youth in South Africa indicate troubling increases in the prevalence of HIV and pregnancy rates. But with over 94 percent of South African youth between the ages of 7 and 18...
Persons impacted by trauma are at greater risk for suicidal thinking and behaviors. In addition, interventions and approaches to address mental and behavioral health issues too often focus on health...
Located in Central America, Panama has a population of 4 million spread across 10 provinces, 3 Indigenous comarcas, and other Indigenous territories. Many of the areas in which Indigenous peoples...
Located in Central America, Panama has a population of 4 million spread across 10 provinces, three Indigenous comarcas, and other Indigenous territories. Many of the areas in which Indigenous peoples...
To ensure a vital STEM economy, our country must provide engaging and inclusive STEM learning opportunities, inside and outside of school, to inspire the next generation of innovators and inventors...
It is possible to make STEM workforce development and college study programs common, accessible, and rigorous in prisons and reentry programs. Doing so could enable justice-involved people to realize...
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...
Substance misuse remains a leading cause of preventable death in the United States, killing 91,799 people in 2020 . The 2020 National Survey on Drug Use and Health states that 40.3 million people...
All students will need to be data literate to navigate our increasingly data-driven world. Yet few resources exist to guide teachers in fostering students’ data literacy and helping them make...
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,...