Our Response to Covid-19

1.6 billion children are out of school around the world. The spread of the coronavirus and subsequent school closures challenge an already serious global learning crisis. Impact(Ed) is working with governments and other partners so that students can continue learning. At a...

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Press Release: New TV Series for Young People Surpasses 1.7 Million Views Per Episode in Kenya

Organization started by Discovery Inc. looks to have Kenya’s number one kids’ show, with innovative format that combines animation with live action  NAIROBI - 02/04/2020: A new part-animated, part live-action series for adolescents is scoring top ratings on Citizen...

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International Women’s Day and the Powerful Changes that Local Women are Driving in Girls’ Education

As we reflect on the importance of the International Women’s Day on March 8, we don’t have to look far for stories that demonstrate the inspiring work that women all over the world are doing to secure women's rights and well-being, both for themselves and for...

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Citizen TV Kenya launches first of its kind animated series for teens

Innovative part-animated, part live action format combines fiction with real-life heroes. Citizen TV Kenya, Kenya’s premier television network, began broadcasting a new animated series for young people in Kenya on Saturday, October 12. The series, My Better World,...

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Discovery Learning Alliance is now Impact(Ed) International.

Twenty-two years ago, Discovery Communications launched the nonprofit, Discovery Learning Alliance, to use the power of media to transform education and improve lives in marginalized communities around the world. Together with teachers and local communities we have...

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On Women’s Day, a Tribute to Resilience

On this International Women's Day, we pay tribute to the resilience and commitment of the women we work with in our school communities in Ghana, Nigeria and Kenya, to implement our project funded by the UK government through DFID’s Girls’ Education Challenge (GEC)....

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How a girls’ club in a school in Ghana trained its members to become entrepreneurs

For the girls who attend one of Impact(Ed)'s partner primary schools in Ghana’s Sagnarigu district, long walks to school are a norm. With few transportation options available to the community, students are used to trekking long distances to buy school supplies and even...

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Want to create media that impacts the lives of African youth? Read this first.

For the past 20 years, Impact(Ed) International has been utilizing the power of media to transform education and improve lives across the marginalized world. We see media as a modern form of storytelling, which humans have been doing since the beginning of time and which...

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Impact(Ed)'s film to create TB awareness sweeps five nominations at largest African film awards

Impact(Ed)'s  feature film production, The Lucky Specials, has been recognized by the Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA), Africa’s largest and most prestigious gathering of regional filmmakers with five nominations for acting, editing, and visual effects – adding...

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A Partnership to Transform Learning Through Video Benefits Thousands of Nigerian Students

A unique, video-based learning initiative, launched by Discovery Learning Alliance (DLA) and sponsored by energy company Chevron Nigeria Limited, has benefitted over 13,000 students and nearly 800 teachers across 10 primary schools in Delta State, Nigeria. Launched in...

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Chevron unveils DLA initiative to boost teaching, learning

Originally published in The Guardian Nigeria In its bid to positively improve the socio economic situation of host communities, Chevron Nigeria Limited (CNL) has unveiled the Discovery Learning Alliance (DLA) centre in Delta state. About 13,128 pupils and 789 teachers...

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What girls need to stay – and thrive – in school

Originally published by the Global Partnership for Education The Discovery Project’s education program in Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria is helping marginalized girls like Joyce make huge strides in learning. Funded by the UK Girls' Education Challenge, the Project is part of...

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