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Update on South Sudan Conflict and Famine from Jackson Okello

Posted Tuesday May 30, 2017 by Africa Educational Trust

Conflict continues to plague South Sudan. The situation has only gotten worse...

Conflict continues to plague South Sudan. The situation has only gotten worse as the instability and drought have brought the food crisis to critical levels. We spoke with our Country...

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Update on South Sudan Conflict and Famine from Jackson Okello

Shipping books to Somalia libraries

Posted Friday May 26, 2017 by Africa Educational Trust

We are excited to share with you that we have been able...

We are excited to share with you that we have been able to combine all of the crowd-funding with additional local funding to finance a shipment of books to Somalia!...

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Shipping books to Somalia libraries

Looking back at Radio Education in Somalia

Posted Monday May 22, 2017 by Africa Educational Trust

SOMDEL was an innovative programme developed by AET which improved literacy and...

SOMDEL was an innovative programme developed by AET which improved literacy and numeracy for thousands of Somaliland residents between 2003 and 2010. Hassan, our regional manager, fondly remembers the weekly...

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Looking back at Radio Education in Somalia

Accelerated Secondary School for Women Opening in Yambio

Posted Wednesday March 08, 2017 by Africa Educational Trust

AET is pleased to announce that it will be expanding its Accelerated...

AET is pleased to announce that it will be expanding its Accelerated Secondary Education for Women (ASEW) project to Yambio Town, Western Equatoria, South Sudan. ASEW was initially piloted in...

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Accelerated Secondary School for Women Opening in Yambio

How do we change what communities think about girls’ education in rural Uganda?

Posted Thursday September 01, 2016 by Africa Educational Trust

Reflections on girls’ education from our Country Manager, Samuel Obina Women and...

Reflections on girls’ education from our Country Manager, Samuel Obina Women and girls, especially in developing countries, lag behind men and boys, mostly due to limited education caused by poverty...

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How do we change what communities think about girls’ education in rural Uganda?

Record number of Students sitting exams in Somalia

Posted Thursday June 09, 2016 by Africa Educational Trust

The Somali education authorities with financial support from the European Union and...

The Somali education authorities with financial support from the European Union and implementation support from Africa Educational Trust have this week administered the end of secondary school examinations to 33,000...

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Record number of Students sitting exams in Somalia

Walk a mile in their flip flops

Posted Tuesday November 17, 2015 by Africa Educational Trust

Would a free pair of flip flops encourage you to go to...

Would a free pair of flip flops encourage you to go to school? No? Then imagine you’re in South Sudan where you face an hour’s walk to school over rough...

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Walk a mile in their flip flops

Bringing books to remote communities

Posted Wednesday September 16, 2015 by Africa Educational Trust

As we celebrate literacy programmes this month, we wanted to bring to...

As we celebrate literacy programmes this month, we wanted to bring to you the story of one of our avid readers in Somaliland. Awo is a 17 year old student,...

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Bringing books to remote communities

Learning to Read as an Adult

Posted Saturday August 15, 2015 by Africa Educational Trust

In her own words one of our adult learner shares her journey...

In her own words one of our adult learner shares her journey of learning to read and how its made her a leader in her community. ‘My name is Susan....

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Learning to Read as an Adult

Stepping stones to inclusion

Posted Saturday August 01, 2015 by Africa Educational Trust

How do you balance improving education dramatically for a targeted few vs....

How do you balance improving education dramatically for a targeted few vs. the long-term goal of building better education system for everyone? You combine both! In Somalia, AET is providing...

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Stepping stones to inclusion