OLE is founded on the belief that every person has the right, not privilege, to a quality basic education.
We help our students nurture their body and mind so they can meet their full potential
We help people become, not just literate, but life-long learners and leaders in their communities.
We've read the writing on the wall warning of a "global learning crisis" if we don't act
OLE is a 501(c)(3) social benefit organization committed to removing the barriers to education by providing open and free access to meaningful learning. Since 2007, we have established Open Learning Communities throughout the developing world so that even the most marginalized individuals are empowered to explore, discover and grow within a publicly-supported, locally-run innovative education system.
Aside from our permanent programs, we are constantly partnering with local governments and organizations to launch new learning initiatives
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As has happened before in history, in the middle of the 20th Century, a handful of American leaders used their words to convey ideas that created a mental framework that led to one of the more progressive democratic periods of the our nation. Other social and economic factors helped make those changes possible but words
Check out our feature article on Boston Network for International Development’s blog. In essence, Rowe sums up a couple important notes to remember. First of all, we are all in international development. “Whether we are working locally or abroad, we are all working and having direct implications and effects on other parts of the world
Check out our blog post on Boston Network for International Development: “ Disparity in the world is growing resulting to lack of opportunity. A single donation of money and food without a targeted solution is not the answer to reducing disparity. Give people a real chance! A basis to climb the ladder! Basic education is