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Safeguarding children, youth and vulnerable families during the COVID-19 pandemic

  The social and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic are being felt in communities across Africa. We know from the evidence and our experience that violence against women and…

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In the wake of COVID-19, girls need support to stay in school, now more than ever

  Last month, the Malala Fund issued a report about the increased dangers that girls around the world are facing since the COVID-19 pandemic closed schools, and with them, a…  Read More

The Black Community must be a Priority: A Letter from our CEO

Dear JSI and World Education Community,  JSI and World Education stand for equal and equitable access to health, health care, education, and employment. Since each organization was founded, we have…  Read More

Paying it Forward: Local Artisans Build Vulnerable Youth’s Vocational Skills

After growing up in poverty, Fenias Macolelane Bila has earned a good living through tailoring over the past 37 years, which enabled him to support his children’s higher education and…  Read More

Inclusive Mentorship to Promote the Rights and Wellbeing of Girls with Disabilities

After obtaining a degree in educational psychology with a focus in social work, Dorca learned signed language through her church. The next year, she interned at Sansão Mutemba Secondary School,…  Read More

Claris’ Story: Living My Father’s Dream

It is every little girl’s dream to make her father proud. But for Claris Chada, age 23 years, that hope was taken away in 2010 when her father died, leaving…  Read More