Let Girls Learn

All girls should have the opportunity to gain the skills, knowledge and confidence to break the cycle of poverty, raise healthier families, and help build their communities. Let Girls Learn is a U.S. government initiative to ensure adolescent girls get the education they deserve.

Here's How We're Helping Girls Around the

World

Four stories to show how we're increasing access to quality education, reducing
barriers to success and empowering girls.

Photo: USAID

Kenya



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Ethiopia



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Egypt



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Photo: Yves Zihindula, U.S. Embassy Kinshasa

Democratic Republic of the Congo



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Video: Let Girls Learn Champions

We're creating a global movement to Let Girls Learn. Be a part of it.
The world is smaller than you think.

The Road traveled

We've come a long way and we're going further

USAID invests around

$1 Billion

anually in education programs

Provided Over

35 Million

textbooks and other teaching
materials in a single year

Since 2006, helped educate over

375,000

school-aged children in Somalia

We helped train over

300,000

teachers worldwide

Helped Ethiopia achieve

95%

enrollment in primary school over the past 15 years

Supporting education programs

18

African countries

Read more Let Girls Learn Country Profiles

Last updated: July 22, 2015

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