Final Report: Lecture Pour Tous

The five-year Lecture Pour Tous program, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and completed in December 2021, made marked improvements in early grade reading outcomes in Senegal. The initiative directly supported reform efforts led by the Ministry of Education (Ministère de l’Education Nationale, or MEN) to use evidence-based approaches, including national…

Final Report: Soma Umenye

Soma Umenye targeted all children in grades P1-P3 attending public and government-aided schools nationwide to ensure that at least 70 percent of these students could read grade-level text with fluency and comprehension. USAID Soma Umenye helped: Create and distribute an essential core of Grade 1-3 teaching and learning materials Provide professional development to Grade 1-3…

Final Report: Supporting Moderate Education in Syria Project

Following six months of interventions in Northeast Syria (NES), known as Injaz I, this follow-on project sought to address five years of psychosocial trauma and severely limited foundational learning in NES caused by primary and secondary exposure to ISIS ideology. With the closure of secular schools under ISIS, many children and youth were left susceptible…

Final Report: Libya Transition Initiative 3

From May 2017 to February 2022, LTI 3 sought to prevent further deterioration in political and security conditions in Libya while preserving as much space as possible for eventual political compromise, unified civilian leadership, reconciliation, and positive political transition. The program worked in strategic communities where stability is most fragile while seizing windows of opportunity…

Final Report: Haiti Justice Sector Strengthening Program

Haiti needed a functional justice system for its citizens to emancipate economic development and lift Haiti out of extreme poverty To do so, JSSP used strategies with various stakeholders to adopt a modernized Haitian penal procedural code, replacing the outdated 1835 version. Legislations to accompany the code, such as the laws on prosecutors, and the…

Final Report: USAID/OTI Burkina Faso Regional Program

BFRP leveraged its $9.5 million transition activities pool (TAP) to implement 220 activities supporting locally led solutions to address the most pressing sources of instability in the program’s target communities. BFRP awarded grants to 114 partners consisting of local non-governmental organizations (NGOs), community groups, and host-country government offices. BFRP cleared its first activity in October…

Final Report: Tajikistan Read with Me Project

From 2016 to 2021, The USAID Read with Me Project (RWM) improved reading outcomes in Tajikistan by increasing the availability of reading materials in 80% of Tajik schools, training 75% of primary school reading teachers in modern training techniques, leveraging $2 Million in funds to support literacy activities through innovation and partnerships, and increased government…

Final Report: Justice for a Sustainable Peace Activity

From April 2017 to September 2021, the Justice for a Sustainable Peace (JSP) Activity strengthened Colombia’s access to justice, increased citizen support for the rule of law, and improved the judicial response for victims affected by the armed conflict. Focusing on  54 prioritized municipalities in six departments, the Activity fostered a systemic, holistic, and comprehensive…

Final Report: Moldova Competitiveness Project

From FY 2015-2021, MCP improved competitiveness and efficiency in key Moldovan industries, thereby creating desirable well-paying jobs, reducing emigration, and improving the economic wellbeing of all Moldovans – the cornerstone for advancing a democratic society. MCP helped to advance the competitiveness of four heritage and emerging economic sectors – winegrowing, tourism, apparel and footwear manufacturing,…

Final Report: Duteze Imbere Ubutabera Activity

The activity’s period of performance focused on five districts — Gasabo, Nyaruguru, Musanze, Bugesera, and Nyamasheke — which connected local and national government representatives, non-governmental organizations, citizens, and community leaders through activities that enhanced access to justice and improved both the formal and the community justice systems. Duteze Imbere Ubutabera (DIU) aimed to increase access…