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Positive Deviance

Posted May 30, 2014 Avatar Brighton_EduConnect_Zambia

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Positive Deviance is based on the observation that in every community there are certain individuals or groups whose uncommon behaviors and strategies enable them to find better solutions to problems than their peers, while having access to the same resources and facing similar or worse challenges. This is a video profiling of a Zambian based Voices of Youth Connect Educator called Josephine. She explains how she has emerged has a shining example in her community called Kanyama....


I Care about Her

Posted May 17, 2014 Avatar Brighton_EduConnect_Zambia

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Education is important for everyone, but it is especially significant for girls and women. This is true not only because education is an entry point to other opportunities, but also because the educational achievements of women can have ripple effects within the family and across generations. Investing in girls' education is one of the most effective ways to reduce poverty. Investments in secondary school education for girls yields especially high dividends. In our quest to enhance...