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Harka Maya and Helen Sherpa WEI Nepal small news photo 11/15/2017 -  New blog highlights long-term impact of education in Nepal
A World Education literacy program supported by USAID in the 1990s changed one Nepali woman’s life, paving the way for a political career.
16 Day Campaign 11/13/2017 -  16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence
The International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women is the first of 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence.
Sidekim Award 11/08/2017 -  World Education's Partner, Sidekim Foods, was Awarded a Business Leader Award
World Education has partnered with Sidekim Foods, a catering company based in Lynn, MA, to teach English to Sidekim employees who have limited English.
Roopshree Joshi speaking at Boston University 11/03/2017 -  World Education Nepal Expert Talks about Trafficking at Boston University
Roopshree Joshi, World Education Nepal program coordinator, participated in a panel by The Initiative on Forced Migration and Human Trafficking, a research initiative at the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University.
Global Voices Gala 2017 10/31/2017 -  World Education Global Voices: A Celebration of Over 60 Years of Empowering People Through Education
Global Voices showcased the positive impact of education—for girls, as well as boys and adults—around the world through storytelling.
Ghana girls 10/12/2017 -  Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves Spotlights Two Peer Leaders from World Education Ghana program
World Education's work in Ghana educating schoolchildren about clean cookstoves has been featured by the Alliance for Clean Cookstoves
Smiling girl image from Global Voices 2017 invitation 10/05/2017 -  Community of Sponsors Supporting World Education’s Global Voices Event
Thanks to generous sponsors, World Education is celebrating more than 65 years of empowering girls and women through education with our Global Voices gala on October 26, 2017 at the Seaport Hotel.
Jordan schoolchildren 10/02/2017 -  World Education gender gap study cited in The Atlantic
An article in The Atlantic looks at the learning gap among girls and boys in schools in the Middle East
Women's Entreprenneurial Center MOU signing 09/29/2017 -  Memorandum of understanding paves way for first women’s entrepreneurial center in Vientiane
The Women’s Entrepreneurial Center project in Vientiane will help female entrepreneurs starting their own businesses and support those who are seeking to expand existing businesses.
WEI Nepal featured in World Bank's report 09/27/2017 -  World Education’s Work in Nepal Featured in World Bank Report
World Education early-grade reading intervention in Nepal featured in World Bank-commissioned report
Laos mother and child thumbnail 09/14/2017 -  World Education Celebrates 25 Years in Laos
An event on Friday, September 15 in Vientiane will celebrate World Education's work in in Laos since 1992.
Farida Kathawalla 09/08/2017 -  Board Member Farida Kathawalla Launches Boston's Newest Giving Group
A new women's giving circle will be launched in Boston on September 10 by World Education board member Farida Kathawalla
Photo of flooding in Sarlahi, Nepal via the Child Protection Organization, a World Education partner. 08/25/2017 -  Worst Flash Flooding in 15 Years Devastates Nepal
World Education is working with local partners to help the people most affected by severe flooding and landslides in areas of Nepal.
Cambodian students in Pearn Rong Commune 08/16/2017 -  World Education Receives World Bank Funding for Cambodia Reach for Reading program
World Education has received a $500,000 award from the World Bank for the Reach for Reading program, which will improve both accountability and transparency in the book supply chain in Cambodia.
Woman collecting bricks at brick factory in Nepal 08/10/2017 -  Combating Human Trafficking in Nepal
World Education’s work to prevent human trafficking and support survivors of trafficking was recently highlighted by The Nepali Times.
World Education New Mobile App for Nepalese Migrant Workers 07/27/2017 -  New Mobile App For Nepalese Migrant Workers
World Education Nepal has launched a mobile app that empowers migrant workers to make safe decisions about foreign employment to reduce trafficking and exploitation.
Children with CBE certificates thumbnail 07/16/2017 -  World Education project in Ghana highlighted for transitioning out-of-school children to school
More than 1,000 out-of-school children in the Tolon District of Ghana have transitioned to school.
Early Childhood Education Program in Ghana 07/10/2017 -  World Education Co-Sponsors Early Childhood Education Program in Ghana
World Education co-sponsored the first-ever project work exhibition at Adentan Community Kindergarten School in Ghana.
Sidekim Foods 06/19/2017 -  U.S. Workplace Education Initiative Continues With Sidekim Foods Partnership
World Education's partnership with Sidekim Foods to offer contextualized workplace English language classes that benefit both the employees and Sidekim Foods was written up in the Lynn Daily Item newspaper.
Ambassadors visit World Education Laos livelihoods project 05/22/2017 -  Ambassadors highlight World Education's livelihoods development during Laos visit
World Education recently welcomed U.S. Ambassador Rena Bitter and Australian Ambassador John Williams on a visit of World Education’s Resilient Livelihoods for the Poor project in Saravane Province, Laos.