With a wave of investment transforming Africa’s educational, economic, and physical infrastructure, a bright future lies ahead for the continent’s 1 billion people. But realizing this promise will require innovative solutions to some persistent challenges, including conflict, illiteracy, and health crises.
EDC is committed to improving the lives of people across Africa. Our programs build entrepreneurship and economic opportunity, support ambitious education reform efforts, and develop solutions to pervasive public health issues, including HIV/AIDS. Across all of our work, we consult regional partners to create meaningful, effective programs that are informed by local contexts and are designed to be sustainable long into the future.
This qualitatitive study was designed to evaluate the employment and livelihoods status of several groups of participants in the Akazi Kanoze Youth Livelihoods Project after their graduation.
This brief presents findings from an impact evaluation of the PAQUED (Project D’Amelioration de la Qualite de l’Education) project’s six-month experimental reading intervention in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
EDC conducted a study to examine employment outcomes and employer satisfaction levels for a cohort of youth who had graduated from the USAID-funded Akazi Kanoze program, an EDC workforce development initiative in Rwanda.
This report summarizes the results of a small-scale evaluation EDC conducted in collaboration with Mali’s Ministry of National Education to examine the effectiveness of a balanced literacy approach.
This study evaluated the work of the Akazi Kanoze (AK) Youth Livelihoods Project in Rwanda to support youth entrepreneurs. The report presents findings on the effectiveness of AK’s Entrepreneurshi
This final report summarizes the evaluation of the impact of EDC’s Early Childhood Caregiver Professional Development and Certification Program in Rwanda.
This report summarizes the results of a review, conducted by external experts, of the quality and content of the Out-of-School Literacy Assessment (OLA).
These free online training courses are designed to help entrepreneurs learn what they need to know to establish and grow a business. Users learn at their own pace in their own time.
This report highlights key findings and recommendations from the workshop Youth, Mobile, and Employment, held in Kigali, Rwanda, in January 2014.
This factsheet provides an overview of some of EDC’s work to strengthen P-3 programs and systems to foster dual-language proficiency and improve outcomes for young dual-language learners.