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Rising Above Challenges

Rising above challenges truly defines the journey of students in our Learn to Earn Program, a language and life-skills training program for disadvantaged young women, offered at ILSC-New Delhi. The program was founded in New Delhi, India, in 2010, as part of ILSC’s mission to empower women through education. The idea began with the realization

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Opening opportunities for refugee communities in New York City

Contributed by Marialejandra Chuy Silva CSR, VEP, Local Communications & Activities Coordinator at ILSC-New York and Megan Johnson, Program Associate at Church World Service Jersey City. When I first started working for ILSC-New York as a Corporate Social Responsibility Coordinator, I remember a very ambitious project we had: finding refugees who we could offer English scholarships to. As oddly as it sounds, it

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ILSC-Montréal: Keeping the support of microfinance going through KIVA

Contributed by Sarah Milburn, Business English Communication Instructor, ILSC-Montreal. For those of you who don’t know, KIVA is a non-profit organisation with a mission to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty. Leveraging the internet and a worldwide network of microfinance institutions, KIVA lets individuals lend as little as $25 to help create opportunities around

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