With one quarter of the population between the ages of 10 and 24, the demand in Southeast Asia for education and economic opportunity is greater than ever. EDC’s efforts in Indonesia, the Philippines, and the Lower Mekong to create meaningful opportunities for youth by aligning public, private, education, and industry partners have been successful, reaching hundreds of thousands of young people.

EDC is also improving elementary and basic education for younger children though high-quality literacy programs, teacher professional development, and policy implementation. And we are fighting drug abuse and HIV/AIDS through programs that help people develop the knowledge and behaviors they need to chart a long, healthy future.

Resources

Here are a few of our resources on Asia. To see more, visit our Resources section.
Toolkits

This resource focuses on building high-quality teaching and learning within a distance-based system.

Reports

This program note summarizes key gender issues in livelihoods and workforce development programs and discusses EQUIP3's approach to addressing gender, using examples from specific EQUIP3 youth projects to illustrate lessons learned.

Studies

This study provides policy makers and program planners interested in youth service programs in developing countries with a history of the evolution of youth service in different regions.

Reports

This report shows the results of EQUIP3’s efforts and demonstrates that certain approaches to positively engaging and supporting youth work better than others.

Reports

This guide provides a conceptual framework, instruments, and tools for designing and implementing youth assessments in developing countries.

EDC’s Work Ready Now (WRN) delivers effective work readiness preparation to youth around the world. Based on international standards, WRN helps young people in emerging economies develop the soft skills and work readiness skills needed to succeed in earning a living.

Minority Education for Growth and Advancement–Skills for Youth (MEGA-SkY) was supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and implemented by EDC in collaboration with International Youth Foundation (IYF).

Reports

This factsheet describes the work of the USAID-Lower Mekong Initiative Conecting the Mekong through Education and Training (USAID-LMI COMET) project to narrow the devleopment gap in Southeast Asia throught the MekongSkills2WorkNetwork.

Reports

In this midterm evaluation of the Basa Pilipinas project in the Philippines, EDC tracked and measured changes in student reading performance.

Reports

This report details the activities of the Accelerating Work Achievement and Readiness for Employment (AWARE) Project, which took a new approach to improve workforce development in Indonesia and the