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Sokoto state government extends USAID’s reading program to more children

State officials have expanded the successful training, coaching and early grade materials of the Northern Education Initiative Plus to an additional 13 local government areas not covered by the project, making it officially a statewide program. Learn More...

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Restoration projects revive public spaces in El Salvador

More than 40 public space restoration projects across El Salvador have brought communities together and created new parks, playgrounds, sports fields and community centers for thousands of families to enjoy. Learn More...

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Guillermo Cespedes: Partnering with families for violence prevention

Crime and Violence Prevention Advisor Guillermo Cespedes discusses Creative's approach to using evidence and the strength of families to prevent violence among vulnerable youth. Learn More...

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DDR & the Stabilization Assistance Review: Implications for intervention

The U.S. government’s Stabilization Assistance Review provides a framework for operations in fragile settings. Dean Piedmont explains what this means for disarming, demobilizing and reintegrating fighters in the context of violent extremism. Learn More...

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Afghan women’s businesses discuss challenges, opportunities with Washington

A unique roundtable connected businesswomen and advocates in Kabul with their counterparts in Washington, D.C., to discuss entrepreneurship, opportunities and overcoming economic and cultural barriers. Learn More...

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Spotlight: West Africa

West African countries have tremendous potential for innovation and growth. Learn how governments, the private sector and communities work with Creative and its partners to bring about positive, sustainable results. Learn More...