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Impact of daycare interventions in Latin America

and | November 6, 2012

Urbanisation and increased female labour market participation have led to increased demand for daycare services, which in developing countries is partly met by government daycare programmes. Some of these programmes offer subsidised community daycare services, in which women from the community provide full time childcare in their home, food and some recreational or educational activities
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Evaluating vocational schools in rural China

and | April 5, 2012

16 year old Kou Yaokang’s family are poor subsistence farmers. They cannot afford to pay for Kou’s high school education. Instead of ending his formal education after middle school, Kou Yaokang enrolled in a vocational school. This seemed like a good idea at the time. “The government was providing subsidies for vocational schools, and I
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Happy Endings for Mozambican Preschoolers

and | February 15, 2012

Abandoned by her family and severely malnourished, four-year-old Castera’s story seemed destined for an unhappy ending. But, this is where the plot changes. Taken in by Alda Mate, the strong, determined village chief of Machalucuane, and enrolled in Save the Children’s supported early childhood education program, today Castera is a happy, curious second grader. It
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