Micro-Saving for Education

FINCA and the Private Education Development Network (PEDN) have been carrying out a small savings program with schools across Uganda to subsidize the costs of primary education. While Uganda guarantees universal primary education, it does so with prohibitive user fees that often lead to pupils dropping out and does little to off-set other costs. In response, Smoothing the Costs of …

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A Literacy Program with an Important Message

Plain Ink is currently operating in Italy, India, and Afghanistan, striving to improve literacy and educational attainment levels. Their Asian operations consist of activities related to distribution and creation of reading materials. They deliver books, comics, and other reading aids to school and institutions in disadvantaged communities. To compliment this work they also partner with local storytellers, writers, and illustrators …

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