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Sewing a Path to Resilience in Mali

Sewing is more than stitching together fabric. A community that is trying to recover from conflict in Mali, sewing is building skills, entrepreneurship and social cohesion. Learn More...

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Healing minds and hearts with culturally relevant support

Totonicapán, Guatemala – “I didn’t see a way out of this situation, except to just put up with it,” shares Mercedes, a survivor of gender-based violence, indigenous woman and single mother from the Western Highlands. Learn More...

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What does the evidence tell us about teaching reading comprehension in Latin America?

Reading is the basis of knowledge. From learning about history and science, to navigating day to day tasks and being able to get lost in a fantasy world – this is all possible by reading and understanding what we read, what we know as reading comprehension. Learn More...

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Creating a path for water and peace

Vista Hermosa, Guatemala—Home to 361 people, this community in Comitancillo, San Marcos, Guatemala, is small, but it has grown substantially in recent years, and the more limited infrastructure from two decades ago started to cause tension.  Learn More...

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Creative joins the IDB’s 21st Century Skills Coalition

Creative Associates International has joined the Inter-American Development Bank’s 21st Century Skills Coalition, which brings together the private sector, non-governmental organizations and education authorities to improve learning ecosystems in Latin American and the Caribbean to ensure youth to acquire transversal skills. Learn More...

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Working with women in Northern Benin

In Northern Benin, more than 300 women were trained by USAID/Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI) to respond to emerging security threats are leading peacebuilding and social cohesion efforts. Learn More...