Promoting Economic Development

Empowerment Program Prepares Student for Life After the Army

Despite having no IT experience, 23-year-old Tsiyona Kabada from Israel enrolled in in a CCNA course through the Women's Empowerment Program and now has a job with a satellite services company.

Initiative Improves Prospects for Impoverished Individuals

Some of the poorest individuals in Rajasthan, India have gained access to computer and workplace training through an innovative project.

Swimmer Invests Money in Networking Career (Video)


Simone Tadessa used the money his father gave him for swimming to develop the skills needed to launch a career in networking.

Certification Helps Single Mom Succeed (Video)

Before earning her CCNA certification, Joy Miller was an unemployed, single mother of three. She now has a job that allows her to support her family.

Student Finds Confidence to Rise Above Challenges

Despite health issues and a lack of funds, Katoora Mbabazi Rose of Uganda developed the self-confidence she needed to accomplish her career goals.

UN Volunteers Overcome Adversity to Help the Underserved

Two volunteers in Kenya and Cambodia face sociopolitical challenges as they work to give students an opportunity to join the global economy.

Graduate Uses Her Skills to Help Rebuild Rwanda

When Beth Murora was six months pregnant with twins, she traveled 1000 miles from her home to gain the skills that would enable her to help other women.

Father of Five Strives for Success in the ICT Industry

After five years in the cleaning industry, Francis Okethwengu of Uganda left his job and returned to school in hopes of improving his family's standard of living.

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