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Why We Care About Almirante's Lunch

Almirante never ate lunch during the school day. The small and shy first-grader spent long hours in the classroom with an empty stomach. It is no wonder that all of the curly letters and meandering numbers on the blackboard seemed somewhat bewilde... Read more

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Japan Builds New Student-Teacher Dorm in Malawi

The Japanese Government recently constructed a new dormitory at the Planet Aid­–sponsored Amalika Teacher Training College in Malawi. The dorm (which is referred to as a "hostel" locally) will increase the college’s on-campus hous... Read more

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First Class Graduates from DRC Teacher Training College

On April 5, 2014 a class of 30 student teachers in the Democratic Republic of the Congo completed their two-year training program and received their teaching certificates. The graduates are the first class of teachers to complete trainin... Read more

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Global Education Report Applauds Teacher Training Program

Today, UNESCO is releasing the new gender summary portion of the Education for All Global Monitoring Report at UN Headquarters in New York City. The report covers progress that countries have made towards the global education goals agreed upon in ... Read more

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Success Stories from Food for Education in Mozambique

It’s been about a year since the launch of Planet Aid's Food for Education project in Mozambique, a 3.5 year, USDA-sponsored health and education initiative benefiting over one million people. The project is part of the McGovern-Dole ... Read more

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New Year Opens New Doors

The New Year marks the launch of new learning and opportunities at Planet Aid. Along with our MIT training and other initiatives in the United States, we are proud to announce that more than 2,500 new student teachers will soon be enrolled at supp... Read more

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Meet Our Student Teachers

Training new primary school teachers is vital to the future of Mozambique. Approximately 68,000 more teachers are needed in the nation to reach the 2015 Millennium Development Goal of universal primary education. 

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