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STEM for Refugees There are 4.8 million Syrian refugees in the neighboring 5 countries. Nearly 800,000 are children out of school.  Although there have been a number of international and regional efforts, access to quality education is insufficient.  Massa Mufti launched STEM for Refugees to provide 21st century life skills and prepare these…(Read More)

Microfinance for Mothers – An Education Initiative Indonesia has a young population, with more than half of its 252 million people less than 29 years of age. Veronica Colondam established the YCAB Foundation to tackle this generational challenge.  YCAB addresses the crisis in a two-fold manner.  First they provide access to education to those most…(Read More)

Learning to Read Via Text Messages  The literacy rate in Afghanistan for women and girls is one of the lowest in the world. Many women and girls do not have the time to study for years on end.  In 2012, Sakena Yacoobi, the founder of the Afghan Institute of Learning, spearheaded an innovative mobile literacy…(Read More)