All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development

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Leading American humanitarian, development and health organizations working around the globe have analyzed the Administration’s proposed International Affairs budget for Fiscal Year 2018 (FY 2018) and have estimated that the impact of the proposed cuts would be devastating for the poorest and most vulnerable women, children, and families around the world, as well as for American interests.

World Vision Gift Catalog 20th Anniversary

Over the past 20 years 790,000 donors have given life-changing gifts through World Vision’s Gift Catalog — such as goats, clean water, food and education — helping 7.3 million people in need around the world.

Fact Sheets and Extras

All Children Reading ... homepage LINK

All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development competition seeks innovations to reach students in conflict and crisis zones. Their website compellingly presents literacy statistics and offers an opportunity to help solve the problem of child illiteracy.

Mobiles for Education Alliance ... homepage LINK

The Alliance is committed to reducing barriers to access appropriate, scalable, and low-cost mobile technologies to help improve learning outcomes in formal and non-formal education across all levels, especially in low-resource and developing country contexts.

USAID partnership press release (PDF)

The U.S. Agency for International Development, in partnership with the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID), and World Vision, today launched a $20 million challenge fund to promote childhood literacy around the world ... - See more at:

InterAction factsheet on education (PDF)

The U.S., primarily through USAID, has worked for decades to improve education around the world, removing physical, financial, and social barriers, strengthening the management of schools and education systems, training teachers, and increasing community support.