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Benefits of Ramadan

Benefits of Ramadan

Benefits of Ramadan The Benefits and Benefits of the Month of Ramadan The month of Ramadan has a very great bounty, and it is an opportunity that once a year for Muslims, our Islamic religion, the month of Ramadan has been greatly honored and the religion has given this month a great place. . Ramadan…

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The Importance of Marriage & Tradition

The Importance of Marriage & Tradition

Marriage is indeed a long-held tradition shared by all nations in this vast universe in which we live. Each society has its own customs and traditions based on their culture, religion and customs. If we say we are not going to summarize it, let alone the one that is different in the world, even though…

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The Importance of Camels

The Importance of Camels

By Farxiya Muxiyadiin Abshir Here is what one of the of the pastoralists in Har Har, told me about the benefits of owning camels. In a pastoralist society, while all animals share economic benefits, the social value of camels is greater than that of other animals. Every man aspires to raise camels, in order to…

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Chicken Farming in Har Har

Chicken Farming in Har Har

An Interview by Khadjia Muse, on 29 January 2021.      Yuaub Hassan Ahmed owns a chicken farm in the small village of Har Har, Somalia. Last year her proposal was judged by the Har Har Community Development Council as one of the best of nine proposals to establish an enterprise that would meet a need…

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OLE Accepted by Solutions for Youth Employment (S4YE) as Member of Impact Portfolio

Solutions for Youth Employment (S4YE), based in the World Bank, has chosen the Open Learning Exchange for membership in its external community of practice, the Impact Portfolio. OLE joins a select community of promising innovative youth employment projects from around the world.  This membership provides OLE expanded opportunities to: Showcase OLE’s Personal Career Pathways innovation…

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Mogadishu University and Open Learning Exchange Agree to Form Partnership

Mogadishu University and Open Learning Exchange Agree to Form Partnership

Mogadishu University and the Open Learning Exchange (OLE) have signed an agreement to develop a partnership that will enable Mogadishu University to establish a national Community Learning Center program, comprising community-based and supported centers that will enable their people to learn and live with dignity. The Community Learning Centers will serve all ages, making it…

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PeaceBuilders in Somalia

PeaceBuilders in Somalia

Since I joined the team at Open Learning Exchange (OLE) in November, I have been immersed in launching PeaceBuilders in Somalia––a program that aims to empower refugees and the communities in which they resettle. Nine years ago, I was lucky to begin my career at Denver South High School, a school that specializes in services…

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Fireside Chat between Richard and Tim Rowe

Take a few minutes (12 more or less) and enjoy listening to father and son. Dr. Richard Rowe, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Open Learning Exchange and Tim Rowe, Founder and CEO, CIC (fka Cambridge Innovation Center) speak candidly and only as father and son can, about Richard’s life story and how he came to found OLE. …

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A Season of Awards for OLE

A Season of Awards for OLE

OLE, Selected as an MIT Solver! After signing an agreement with the Ministry of Education in Madagascar to scale OLE’s Personal Learning Toolkit to all eight million school aged children in that country, in September, we were selected by MIT Solve to be among 20 finalists––chosen from hundreds of Challenge proposals––for one of the best solutions…

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Young Somali Refugees Tell Their Stories

Young Somali Refugees Tell Their Stories

Children and youth make up half of all refugee populations worldwide. In other words, 50 million young people are living displaced and disrupted lives, facing indignities and insecurities daily, lacking the promise of hopeful future. Education is a key factor in bring about positive change in the context of this crisis. Open Learning Exchange (OLE)…

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