Telling stories with videos, photos & podcasts

Global development initiatives result in positive, and sometimes dramatic, changes in the lives of people. Through video and other multimedia methods, Creative tell their success stories and how the results were achieved.


Growing Strong Readers: Morocco’s Revised Arabic Language Curriculum


Morocco has historically struggled with its literacy education. The country’s Ministry of Education collaborated with USAID’s Reading for Success — National Program for Reading (NPR) to revamp the Arabic language curriculum and foster a love of reading. The project was originally planned for grades 1-4, but it was so well received that the Ministry asked to expand it to grades 5 and 6, covering the entire primary cycle.... Read More



Going the Distance: Remote Teacher Training in Morocco


The Moroccan Ministry of Education partnered with USAID’s National Program for Reading (NPR) to train teachers on their newly revised Arabic language curriculum. The project used Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) to train teachers across the country despite challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic.... Read More



USAID NPR Morocco Reading Enrichment


The USAID Reading for Success — National Program for Reading (NPR) collaborated with Morocco’s Ministry of Education to foster a love of reading. Primary school students in the country now have 30 minutes per week for reading enrichment activities like group reading, literacy computer games, and acting out stories. The project printed 1.1 million storybooks and 22,000 teacher’s guides to ensure students have plenty of reading materials to enjoy.... Read More



Ghana: Building lives, improving relations & stemming violence through Village Savings & Loans Associations

Political Transitions

Longstanding prejudice and land competition between ethnic Fulbe pastoralists and settled farmers in Ghana’s Savannah Region are causing increased conflict and destabilizing communities. The USAID/OTI Littorals Regional Initiative is leveraging mixed village savings and loans associations to promote peaceful co-existence and economic collaboration between the two groups.... Read More



Partnering with local organizations in Northern Ghana to build social cohesion

Political Transitions

The Center for Conflict Transformation and Peace Studies (CECOTAPS) brings people together to study peace and also to learn how to transform their daily disputes and daily conflicts into opportunities. With a grant from USAID's Office of Transition Initiatives, the center is working in Northern Ghana to better understand the farmer-herder divide and to build effective, sustainable ways to resolve their issues in a peaceful manner. The USAID/OTI Littorals Regional Initiative is implemented by Creative Associates International.... Read More