26 Teacher Trainings in Lomé

Hygiene Matters is one step closer to the classroom.  1,146 public school teachers are now trained to teach the hygiene education curriculum in schools. The Hygiene Matters program consists of 3 major components: teacher training, the teaching of the 6 Hygiene Matters lessons in schools, and the distribution of deworming medication in those same schools. […]

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Hope Education: 10 Years!

2014 is a special year for Hope Education. Not only because the future looks brighter, but also because we’re celebrating 10 years! Hope Education was founded in 2004 with the mission of preventing, through education, the most devastating systemic threats to children and youth.  Since that time, we’ve been developing, implementing, evaluating and adapting prevention […]

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2013 at a Glance

Looking back over 2013 fills us with excitement about the future of Hope Education.  We are more prepared now than ever to impact the lives of children and youth.  Here are some of the the highlights from the last year. 1. Hygiene Matters Pilot Launched It’s hard to believe that work in Togo started as […]

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PEPFAR & Hope Education: Five Years Later

Hope Education started working in South Africa in 2008, funded by a five-year grant from the US government’s PEPFAR program.  PEPFAR is an initiative to help save the lives of those suffering from HIV/AIDS around the world.  It aims to: Promote sustainable country programs, Strengthen the capacity of local governments to lead efforts Expand HIV/AIDS prevention, […]

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Hygiene Matters Evaluation Begins!

Since April, we have been working on the preparations for the launch of the Hygiene Matters pilot in Togo.  The essential element of this pilot is the evaluation, in which pre and post surveys will enable us to determine changes in children’s knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding hygiene, as well as the rate at which […]

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