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Guest Contributor – Burt Granofsky

Guest Contributor – Burt Granofsky, Senior Writer, EDC

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  • May 25, 2018

    Improving Literacy in Mali

    Guest Contributor - Burt Granofsky in Global Development | May 25, 2018

    At the Fadjiguila Community School in Bamako, 128 second-graders are packed into a single classroom. Despite the classroom’s cramped confines, the children are doing something unusual for their age in Mali. They are reading and writing.

  • January 16, 2018

    Working Up to Success

    Guest Contributor - Burt Granofsky in Economic Prosperity, Global Development | January 16, 2018

    For nearly a decade, EDC’s Akazi Kanoze projects have been helping the Government of Rwanda improve opportunities for hundreds of thousands of young people who are coming of age during the country’s economic transition. Akazi Kanoze originally delivered livelihood and work-readiness trainings for out-of-school youth, but it was so successful that the program’s core approach — which included Work Ready Now! and partnerships with local employers — has been scaled up nationally, reaching over 92,000 high school and TVET students each year.