Stories of IREX

Saving Water in Pakistan, One Student at a Time

In the two years since returning home to Pakistan from the US, Shagufta Nasreen has reshaped her students’ views on sustainable drinking water.

Libraries Tackle Unemployment in Ukraine

Due to the current economic crisis in Ukraine, employers across the country face a shortage of skilled workers, though many job seekers are unable to secure gainful employment in positions that maximize their skills.

West Bank Youth Center Uses Data to Reach the Disadvantaged

The Nablus Youth Development Resource Center (YDRC), a partner of IREX’s Partnerships with Youth (PwY) Program, recently sought to create new programs to meet the needs

New Public Engagement App Launches in Jordan

Two-way dialogue between citizens and local government is crucial to laying the groundwork for transparency and good governance.

Preparing Schools for Natural Disasters in the Philippines

Last month Typhoon Hagupit struck the Philippines, killing 21 people, while the nation was still recovering from Typhoon Haiyan – which left close to 6,300 people dead and displaced 4.1 million Filipinos in 2013.

Advancing Human Rights Through Justice in Libya

"He just started shooting at the table and the laptop. It's a miracle I did not get shot." In 2013 a militiaman fired at Rania Khalid, co-founder of the International Organization for Libyan Women, for listening to music in her garden.
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