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    Basic Education

    OLE is founded on the belief that every person has the right, not privilege, to a quality basic education.




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    Public Health

    We help our students nurture their body and mind so they can meet their full potential




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    Entrepreneurship

    We help people become, not just literate, but life-long learners and leaders in their communities.




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    Our Strategy for Change

    We've read the writing on the wall warning of a "global learning crisis" if we don't act




Who We Are

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.

Strong Leadership

Our students form lasting relationships, not with tablets, but with locally trained coaches and educators.

Open Education Resources

Our customized tablets come with curated educational content from our basic e-learning library (BeLL).

Continuous Improvement

Our robust system of user feedback and data analytics ensures the ongoing effectiveness of our programs.

Scalable Programs

Our programs consider local needs and capacities to create self-sustainable learning centers worldwide.

Some Of Our Programs

Aside from our permanent programs, we are constantly partnering with local governments and organizations to launch new learning initiatives

From the Blog

Join the Discussion! Our CEO and program directors are constantly posting new content in response to recent current events, thought-provoking editorials, reforms in online education, and readers' comments.

OLE Kenya’s YALI Challenge Underway

OLE Kenya launched the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Challenge program in Nairobi, Kenya the first week of May with support provided by the Public Affairs office of the US Embassy. The YALI program is an initiative by President Obama to support an emerging generation of African leaders as they work to drive economic growth,

May 22, 2015 Admin

Women’s Day Celebrations

March 8th is a very special day for women and girls across the world. On this day, the world recognizes the contributions, sacrifices and achievements made by women. We too celebrated Women’s Day in Dadaab, Kenya in hopes to bring women and girls together to celebrate their achievement, acknowledge the challenges, and a call for

Mar 24, 2015 Admin

My Experience in Hagadera Camp

My name is Abdullahi Ali Mohamed, I lived in Hagadera for the last 22 years and have experienced so many different attitude towards life. I came to Hagadera camp while I was very young and cannot remember most of the past experience that I had In Somalia. But, I can remember few things that make

Jan 13, 2015 Admin

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