Education Fact Sheet

USAID/UKAID ACCELERE!

Implements a primary education initiative, in collaboration with DFID, to improve equitable access to education and learning outcomes for girls and boys in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). This program supports education service delivery across 8 target provinces including Haut -Katanga, Lualaba, Kasaï Central, Kasaï Oriental, Equateur, Sud-Ubangi, Nord-Kivu and Sud-Kivu.

There are four separate activities: 

  • Equitable Access & Learning (Accelere! 1)

Chemonics International: May 2015 - September 30, 2021; $133,999,430

  • Governance & Accountability (Accelere! 1I)  

Cambridge Education: August 10, 2015 - September 30, 2021; $24,000,000

  • Monitoring & Evaluation (Accelere! III)

IBTCI: January 13, 2016 - January 12, 2021; $24,743,698.00

  • Reducing the Number of Out-of-School Children (Accelere! 1V)

Education in Emergencies

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF): May 8, 2018 - Sept 30, 2021; $50,000,000

Teacher Resource Center

Enabel (Belgian Development Agency): June 1, 2015 - January 1, 2021; $500,000

Constructing a teacher resource center in Mbuji-Mayi to advance teacher professional development and improve the quality of education.

Integrated Youth Development Activity

Education Development Center: Apr 1, 2018 - Apr 1, 2021; $22,150,000

Provides eastern DRC’s vulnerable youth with learning pathways and inclusive economic opportunities. Through a network of services – including psychosocial support and referral services, work-based learning and job placement services – the ultimate goal is to increase youth resilience to conflict and violence.

 

 

Last updated: July 10, 2020

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