The decision to work in Malawi, where the needs of children are profound, began with a meeting with onebillion in March 2017. Over the next several months, we built relationships with and formally established partnerships with onebillion, Voluntary Services Overseas (VSO), and the University of Malawi, Chancellor College. It helped that onebillion’s software was in Chichewa!
Launch our first long-term randomized control trial in two schools in Lilongwe, Malawi in partnership with onebillion, the University of Malawi, Chancellor College, and Voluntary Services Overseas.
Launch two studies in Dzaleka Refugee Settlement in partnership with Integrity Church, onebillion, takenoLAB, the University of Malawi, Chancellor College, Voluntary Services Overseas, Jesuit Worldwide Learning, Southern New Hampshire University, and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR).
XPRIZE announces the co-winners of the $15M Global Learning XPRIZE: onebillion and Kitkit School (developed by Enuma).
The Imagine Worldwide Board arrives in Lilongwe to visit sites and meet with our partners.
Launch a short-term study in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh for Rohingya children in partnership with the International Rescue Committee, Enuma (KitKit School) and War Child (Can’t Wait to Learn).
As the disruptions from COVID-19 spread, the International Rescue Committee (IRC) and onebillion, with assistance from Imagine, begin delivering an at-home learning solution to children in Tanzania.
In partnership with the International Rescue Committee (IRC), onebillion, and Enuma, Imagine begins serving children through a center-based supplemental learning program in the Kigoma region of Tanzania. Imagine also launches work in Sierra Leone, in partnership with Rising Academies.
Imagine is awarded two bids through the USDA / McGovern Dole Food for Education program to work in Burkina Faso (in partnership with Catholic Relief Services) and Senegal (in partnership with Counterpart International).