Hiring Interns with Disabilities: Lessons in Inclusion from Development Project Offices

Every year, December 3 marks the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. An estimated one in six people on Earth live with a disability — whether apparent or non-apparent, permanent or temporary. Although societies around the world have made progress toward disability inclusion, people with disabilities remain severely underemployed compared to the general population. In…

Workforce Development for a Resilient Future

In addition to a growing youth population, many developing countries are experiencing changes – including COVID-19, digitalization, and a rise in private sector engagement – that are altering the workforce and employment landscape. Based on lessons from programs that Chemonics has implemented worldwide, we offer five recommendations for how to design workforce development projects that…

Improving Basic Education for Children in East Africa

USAID has made great strides in improving student learning outcomes in East Africa, particularly in primary school student reading skills. However, much work remains to be done, especially considering learning disruptions due to COVID-19. With the need to re-engage learners, it is critical to focus on early-grade reading for continued retention, success in future grades,…

Three New Createch Bachelor Programs

These three new fields of study, namely New Media, Game Design, and Animation, did not previously exist in Moldovan universities. This success story details the journey to the launch of these new programs.

Alliance for Root Causes and Opportunities Learning Event

Some highlights of the learning event were a pause and reflect group dynamic in which the participants were able to evaluate the implementation of Sembrando Oportunidades and share their suggestions of improvements that can be made, and the presentation of the Alliance for Root Causes and Opportunities Activity proposals to increase the activity’s reach.