Stories of IREX

Cultivating Leaders to Strengthen Civil Society in Brazil

Across the globe, civil society plays an important role in keeping governments accountable, providing services to underserved populations, and giving communities a voice in their own future.

Supporting News for and by the Deaf in Mozambique

Around the world, there is an unmet need for a large yet often underrepresented community—equal access to quality education and information for persons with disabilities.

New Auto-Tech Program Improves Job Prospects for Kurdish Youth

As the Iraqi Kurdistan Region struggles to recover from a financial crisis driven by falling oil prices, the strain of over 1.8 million refugees and IDPs, and the ongoing war with ISIS, Iraqi-Kurdish youth are facing the heaviest burden of their

Innovative Hackathon Helps Ukrainians Improve E-Governance

Progress4Ukraine adapted the traditional ICT-driven hackathon model by convening not just ICT professionals but also public officials and civil society actors to design e-governance solutions for an array of challenges. The teams addressed issues

Helping Young Entrepreneurs to Protect the Environment

“Environmental degradation costs Ghana 10%, or $1.2 billion, of its annual GDP due to a lack of collective responsibility and greater environmental consciousness among young Ghanaians,” says
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