Keeping Vulnerable Children in School – Evidence of a Successful Community Savings Model

This technical brief describes how ACCELERE!1 used microfinance income-generating activities and community savings groups to help parents secure a more sustainable future for their children through education in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).
Resource - Technical Brief

Tajik Librarian Creates a Reading Corner to Promote Reading Skills

Faced with limited books, trained librarians, and physical space, the USAID Read with Me project plans to extend training to reach librarians from 2,800 schools and to donate 800,000 books to 75 percent of schools in Tajikistan before the project ends in 2021.
Resource - Project Success Story

Shaping the Next Generation of Tajikistan’s Writers

The USAID Read with Me project inspires a new generation of student writers and cultivates literacy among Tajikistan’s youth, while providing the country’s teachers with new and innovative tools for advancing analytical reading.
Resource - Project Success Story

Books Ensure Continued Education for Children with Disabilities in Tajikistan

With a priority on education for all children, USAID’s Read with Me project incorporates modern pedagogy training focused on inclusive learning for children with disabilities. This is supplemented by in-class and out-of-school reading activities for teachers, students, and parents.
Resource - Project Success Story

Final Report: Sindh Reading Program

The Sindh Reading Program is one of three complementary USAID projects within the Sindh Basic Education Program (SBEP), a multi-faceted USAID initiative designed with the government of Sindh’s School Education and Literacy Department (SE&LD) to upgrade and implement basic education.
Resource - Project Report

Improving the Application and Use of Climate Information: Three Lessons from Behavioral Psychology

An analysis of how stakeholders make decisions that include ambiguous climate-relevant information, with an attempt to articulate the application of such information in a rapidly changing policy context. By inserting behavioral psychology principles, this study examines effective means of applying that climate information for better decision making.
Resource - Technical Brief

Introductory Guide: Integrating Social and Behavior Change in Climate Change Adaptation

This guide serves as an introductory resource to USAID staff interested in integrating Social and Behavior Change into climate change adaptation and resilience programming. The guide is also useful to USAID implementing partners and development practitioners with similar objectives.
Resource - Paper

Final Report: Georgia Primary Education Project

The Georgia Primary Education Project helped Georgian children improve their reading and math skills, in addition to financial literacy, through innovative learning tools.
Resource - Project Report

Final Report: USAID Morocco Reading for Success – Small Scale Experimentation (RFS-SSE)

USAID/Morocco’s Reading for Success – Small-Scale Experimentation activity supported the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training in the design, training, implementation, and evaluation of Arabic reading lessons for Grade 1 and Grade 2 students. The program aimed to strengthen reading skills by improving teacher and school capacity.
Resource - Project Report

Gender Sensitive Policies in Education Programming

This technical brief provides an analysis of how country context and existing policies have proven to be key to creating responsive gender programming throughout Chemonics education projects.
Resource - Technical Brief

Final Report: Indonesia HELM

The Higher Education Leadership and Management project worked over its five years in close collaboration with State Ministry of Research, Technology, and Higher Education (RISTEK- DIKTI) and partnered with 50 Indonesian higher education institutions (HEIs) to improve higher education capacity across the country.
Resource - Project Report

Our Work in Education and Youth

Chemonics’ global network of specialists is committed to improving the quality of education for all and thus improving lives.
Resource - Fact Sheet