Stories of IREX

Fighting for Equal Access to Education in Kenya

Josephine Kulea considers herself lucky because she completed secondary school, college, and nursing school - opportunities that many girls in her Kenyan village did not have.

Creating a Love of Literacy in Rural Uganda

No one knows better than Angella Bulamu what a powerful tool literacy can be.

Moldovan Libraries Become Centers for Youth Engagement

In Moldova, libraries are evolving beyond mere places to study by providing youth with opportunities to engage in their communities and learn new skills.

Born Behind Bars: Extending Mandela's Legacy

“Nothing ever haunted me more than the children who lived behind bars with little or nothing to go by,” says Romy Titus, a journalist and sportscaster in South Africa, and one of 500 fellows taking part in the

Queer Rights in Kenya: A Conversation with Njeri Gateru

When asked about the recent progress of Kenya’s LGBT movement, Njeri Gateru doesn’t hesitate to answer with the word, “Visibility.” She describes promoting conversations on sexual orientation, gender identity and expression (SOGIE) in public spac

Roma and Non-Roma Youth Build Tolerance

Tova Pertman, Senior Program Officer in IREX’s Education Programs Division, recently returned from the Community Schools Academy in Vadu lui Voda, Moldova, of the

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