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Laotian children 02/10/2017 -  Report Highlights World Education’s UXO Work in Laos
A new report co-authored by Colette McInerney, World Education Laos country director, analyzes explosive remnants of war injuries in Laos to support and inform targeted victim assistance needs.
DREAMS Zimbabwe video small photo 01/23/2017 -  New video showcases DREAMS work empowering adolescent girls
"Dream Again," a new video from USAID Zimbabwe, highlights World Education and our partners' efforts to support adolescent girls and reduce HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa
National College Transition Network logo 12/23/2016 -  World Education’s Silja Kallenbach and Ellen Hewett on Adult Success in College
The article, Beating the Odds of College Success for Adults, explores the current realities for adults wanting to enter college and what it takes for them to be ready for college.
Thai-Burma border visit 12/07/2016 -  Thai and Myanmar Governments Engage to Support Migrant Education
World Education hosted officials from the Ministry of Education, Myanmar, in Mae Sot, to discuss education access for migrant children from Myanmar in Thailand.
Clean Cook Energy 10/20/2016 -  Ghana News Agency features World Education's Clean Cooking Curriculum
World Education is noted for its commitment to women's empowerment and environmental safety.
globe 10/14/2016 -  World Education Responds to Jeffery Sachs in the Boston Globe
World Education U.S. Division Vice President, Silja Kallenbach, addresses the need for investment in basic adult education and workforce development.
CNN logo 09/06/2016 -  Laos work around Unexploded Ordnance Survivor Assistance highlighted on CNN
On the eve of President Obama's visit to Laos, CNN highlighted many of the issues around unexploded ordnance, citing World Education's work there.
Voice of America -VOA 08/10/2016 -  Voice of America Interviews World Education Country Director
World Education Laos' Country Director, Colette MicInerney discusses the harsh realities of UXO victims and survivors.
School children 08/09/2016 -  World Education Sends 1,500 Students Back to School in Ghana
World Education has helped enroll 1,500 out-of-school children in Ghana’s Pru district’s formal education sector for the coming academic year.
David Beckham meets with Swazi youth 06/23/2016 -  David Beckham Pays a Visit to a Bantwana-Supported Clinic
David Beckham paid an unheralded visit to a Bantwana-supported clinic in Swaziland to help raise awareness about orphaned and vulnerable youth.