L’accès à l’éducation crée des opportunités pour la prochaine génération

L’éducation transforme les individus et la société. Une éducation de qualité et accessible est la clé de voûte d’une meilleure santé; de la croissance économique; un environnement durable; et des communautés pacifiques et démocratiques.

En Haïti, de nombreux enfants et jeunes n’ont pas accès à une éducation de qualité en classe et au-delà. L’USAID s’engage à aider la jeunesse d’Haïti, ses futurs dirigeants, à atteindre leur plein potentiel en promouvant la lecture précoce et en aidant les jeunes à perfectionner leurs compétences techniques et à atteindre leurs objectifs scolaires. …


El acceso a la educación crea oportunidades para las próximas generaciones del país

La educación transforma tanto a las personas como a la sociedad. Una educación accesible y bien respaldada es la piedra angular para una mejor salud, un crecimiento económico, un medio ambiente sostenible y para unas comunidades pacíficas y democráticas.

En Haití, muchos niños y jóvenes carecen de acceso a una educación de calidad dentro y fuera del aula. La USAID está comprometida en ayudar a los jóvenes de Haití, sus futuros líderes, a alcanzar su máximo potencial promoviendo la alfabetización en los primeros grados y ayudando a los jóvenes a perfeccionar sus habilidades técnicas y alcanzar sus metas académicas. …


Access creates opportunities for the country’s next generation

Education transforms both individuals and society. Well-supported, accessible and quality education is the keystone to better health, economic growth, a sustainable environment, and peaceful, democratic communities.

In Haiti, many children and young people lack access to quality education inside and outside the classroom. USAID is committed to helping Haiti’s youth — its future leaders — reach their full potential by promoting early grade literacy and helping young people hone their technical skills and reach their academic goals. Keep reading to learn more about how USAID is elevating education in Haiti.

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With USAID support, more than 84,000 first and second grade students received approximately 294,700 reading books, while almost 4,000 first and second grade teachers received more than 23,990 teaching and learning materials for the 2020–2021 academic year. / USAID

1. Improving early literacy in over 800 schools

USAID’s early grade reading program “M’ap Li Net Ale” is…


Tai Tanzania is dedicated to creating spaces where every person, especially those coming from marginalized communities, have access to education

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Ian Tarimo is a passionate youth leader from Tanzania who believes that education is a powerful tool for solving the existing challenges in his community. / Photo courtesy Ian Tarimo

When Ian Tarimo, 33, graduated from university, he knew he wanted to make an impact, but was unsure of what to do next. Coming from a family of public servants he was inspired by his parent’s lifelong dedication to the public sector, and so he ultimately decided to follow in their footsteps. Together with some of his university friends, he began brainstorming creative and engaging ways to positively influence young people in Tanzania.

Ian founded Tai Tanzania, an NGO which utilizes audiovisuals and 3-D animations to inspire positive behavior changes among youth. But he quickly realized he needed to narrow…


A political trailblazer shares her experiences to help other women in Jordan run for election

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Reem Badran in front of her campaign slogan: “No Slogans.” /
Zahran Zahran

Reem Badran is a political trailblazer in Jordan. She was the first woman to run for election as a board member of the Jordan Chamber of Commerce in 2009, and she won. It was headline news in the country.

She then ran for election as a member of Parliament in 2010 and was the first woman in Amman, Jordan’s capital, to win a seat outside of the country’s quota system. While the women’s quota currently guarantees female candidates a minimum of 15 seats in Parliament, it does not limit them to quota seats.

Reem says the keys to her success…


Découvrez comment un professeur inspirant de la République dominicaine aide ses élèves à aimer la lecture

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En République Dominicaine, l’USAID travaille avec des écoles sélectionnées pour améliorer le nombre d’enfants capables de lire et d’écrire. / USAID/République dominicaine

En octobre 2019, María Lachapel, une jeune enseignante, a commencé à travailler avec des élèves de cinquième année au centre éducatif Mercedes Luisa Ramírez, situé à Saint-Domingue, en République Dominicaine. Dans la classe de María, il y avait une fille nommée Ruth Reyes.

“Ruth est une fille qui vit avec sa mère, son beau-père et ses frères et sœurs. Elle est obéissante, honnête et aimante. Lorsqu’elle levait la main pour participer, ses commentaires étaient toujours judicieux,” dit María.

Ruth participait activement et avec enthousiasme aux activités en classe; cependant, il y avait un problème. “Le cas de Ruth a été…


Descubre cómo una inspiradora maestra de la República Dominicana ayuda a sus estudiantes a mejorar sus habilidades de lectura

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En República Dominicana, la USAID ayuda a escuelas seleccionadas a mejorar las habilidades de lectura de niños y niñas. / USAID/República Dominicana

En octubre de 2019, María Lachapel, una joven maestra, comenzó a trabajar con alumnos de quinto grado en el Centro Educativo Mercedes Luisa Ramírez, ubicado en Santo Domingo, República Dominicana. En el aula de María, había una niña llamada Ruth Reyes.

“Ruth es una niña que vive con su madre, su padrastro y sus hermanos. Ella es obediente, honesta y amorosa. Ella era (la) niña que cuando levantaba la mano para participar, sus intervenciones eran siempre acertadas”, dice María.

Ruth es una estudiante comprometida y activa en las actividades del aula; sin embargo, en ese entonces había un problema. “El…


Discover how an inspiring teacher from Dominican Republic helps her students embrace reading

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In Dominican Republic, USAID works with selected schools to improve the number of children that are able to read and write. / USAID/Dominican Republic

In October 2019, María Lachapel, a young teacher, began working with fifth graders in the Mercedes Luisa Ramírez Educational Center, located in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. In María’s classroom, there was a girl named Ruth Reyes.

“Ruth is a girl who lives with her mother, stepfather, and siblings. She is obedient, honest, and loving. She was (the) girl who when she raised her hand to participate, her contributions were always insightful,” says María.

Ruth was an engaged and active participant in classroom activities; however, there was a problem. …


Meet three women pursuing STEM careers in Kazakhstan

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Madina Kenzhina (center) and Balzhan Azibek (right) during the study tour to Ereimentau organized through USAID’s Power the Future program. / Makpal Abduldinova for USAID

Globally, higher education is a critical stage for young women who want to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). While more women enroll in STEM majors today than they have in the past, there is still a significant lack of women’s representation in higher-paying STEM fields in Kazakhstan and many other parts of the world.

Many factors, such as social norms, education, and training gaps, prevent women from participating in male-dominated fields like STEM. …


Des enseignants répondent à l’appel pour améliorer l’alphabétisation des élèves sourds et malentendants en Jamaïque

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Chenelle Antonio (à gauche), enseignante à la Danny Williams School for the Deaf, souhaite que ses élèves réussissent et s’épanouissent malgré les défis particuliers auxquels sont confrontés les élèves sourds et malentendants en Jamaïque. / Association jamaïcaine pour les sourds

Comme tous les bons professeurs, Chenelle Antonio veut voir ses élèves réussir et s’épanouir. Quand elle voit les enfants de sa classe en difficulté, elle le prend très à cœur. Et ses élèves de la Danny Williams School for the Deaf pour les sourds et malentendants font face à un ensemble de défis bien particuliers.

En Jamaïque, environ 2% de la population est sourde ou malentendante comme les étudiants de Chenelle. Des études indiquent que ces élèves rencontrent souvent des défis linguistiques importants, ce qui peut retarder le développement de leurs connaissances des concepts, du vocabulaire et des compétences expressives…

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