Current Projects

Senegal

USAID Senegal | All Children Reading (ACR)/Lecture Pour Tous

October 2016 – June 2021 The Senegal All Children Reading project, known as Lecture Pour Tous, is a USAID-funded project implemented by Chemonics International from 2016 to 2021. The project supports the Ministry of Education in developing a sustainable and scalable national reading program, and is implementing interventions to improve early grade reading instruction in public primary schools and daaras, improve delivery systems for early grade reading instruction, and improve parent and community engagement in early grade reading. EdIntersect takes a leading role on Output 1.4: “Early Grade Reading Assessment Improved” under Outcome 1: “Early Grade Reading Instruction in Primary…

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Rwanda

USAID Rwanda | Soma Umenye

September 2016 – September 2021 Soma Umenye (‘read and understand’) is a five-year USAID-funded activity, implemented by Chemonics International between 2016 and 2021, which aims to improve reading outcomes in Kinyarwanda for more than 1 million children in public and government-aided schools in Rwanda. Covering all five provinces of Rwanda and working in close collaboration with the Rwanda Education Board and the Rwandan Ministry of Education, Soma Umenye is contributing to Rwanda’s Education Sector Strategic Plan and the government of Rwanda’s national development priority of ensuring that Rwandan primary-grade students acquire the fundamental competency of literacy so that they can…

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Tajikistan

USAID Tajikistan | Learn Together Activity (LTA)

October 2020 – October 2025 The goal of the USAID Learn Together Activity (LTA) is to improve primary students’ learning skills (Grades 1-4), with a particular focus on improving reading comprehension, critical thinking skills, and mathematics. Through this program, USAID intends to support the Tajikistan Ministry of Education and Science’s capacity to take on greater responsibility for improving literacy and numeracy skills to impact the overall primary students’ learning outcomes. Intended coverage is nationwide (at least 80 percent of primary schools) with attention to focus on regions with historically lower learning outcomes. The activity purpose will be achieved through the…

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Nigeria

UNICEF Nigeria | Independent Evaluation of Sustainable Development Goal 4 in Nigeria

September 2020 – December 2021 UNICEF awarded Alegre Associates, Inc. and EdIntersect a contract to design and conduct an independent evaluation for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG4) in Nigeria. SDG4 aims to “ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all”. For this evaluation, EdIntersect provides the education evaluation team, which brings technical support, expertise in the education sector and resources for the completion of a high-quality evaluation in accordance with the standards from UNICEF and the government of Nigeria. The specific objectives of the independent evaluation are to: measure the extent to…

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Mali

USAID Mali | Girls’ Leadership & Empowerment through Education (GLEE) | Mid-project Research Study

February 2020 – April 2021 GLEE is a three-year project from 2018 to 2021 implemented by Winrock International that aims to increase access to education for adolescent girls aged 10–18 in target areas of the Kayes and Mopti regions of Mali. The project is designed to achieve this goal through community mobilization, participatory capacity-building, mentorship, and peer learning. GLEE uses social behavior change communication with respect to girls’ education, safety, and health; and provides scholarships, and teaching and learning materials to schools and health workers. To help girls develop in a better environment, the project improves access to water, sanitation,…

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