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Association for Community Empowerment Solutions
 
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Our Mission

The Association for Community Empowerment Solutions works to accelerate an end to global poverty by removing the impediments to quality education through partnering and knowledge exchange to create a world of shared prosperity.

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Success4Less Teacher Program

 
Developing lessons with Montessori materials

Developing lessons with Montessori materials

Exploring puzzles as a tool for teaching critical thinking

Exploring puzzles as a tool for teaching critical thinking

Teachers in training and community activists in Colombia

Teachers in training and community activists in Colombia

Teaching ACESWorld reproductive health curriculum in Ghana

Teaching ACESWorld reproductive health curriculum in Ghana

Composting lesson with teachers in Haiti

Composting lesson with teachers in Haiti

Celebrating after Success4Less teacher training in Uganda

Celebrating after Success4Less teacher training in Uganda

 
 

What do girls want boys to know?

In our recent P4L trip to teach girls reproductive health in Colombia girls emphatically told us -- “boys need to know this stuff too!”

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Get Involved

When we recognize our interconnectedness and the fundamental dignity and equality of every human being, we help to build a world that is more accepting, secure and free. ~Barack Obama

internships

Interns learn about and actively participate in projects that address global issues of a social, economic, or environmental nature to gain the values, attitudes and behaviors that support responsible global citizenship. 

Volunteer opportunities  

ACESWorld volunteers do work that changes lives around the world  and without leaving home.  Your expertise and time can help feed families, keep girls in school, end child marriage or help teachers.  We need your expertise.

Make a Donation

Your donations help farmers and their families, girls continue their schooling after puberty, teacher do a better job teaching and helps us to build a community of organizations working to end poverty.

 

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Farmers in Uganda trained in sustainable farming practices and given seeds

Seeds4Seeds provides farming families with rice, maize seeds garlic and workshops on planting, composting and seed saving . The situation in many villages is dire.  3.6 people die every minute in east-Africa as a result of food insecurity. 

 

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teachers in three countries PARTICIPATED in professional development program

Success4Less professional development helps under-resourced teachers develop compassion, leadership, classroom management skills, and content knowledge to give students the best possible education. More than 1000 students have benefited.

 
 

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girls and boys given reproductive health education

P4L teaches reproductive health education girls and boys and provides girls with supplies to manage periods in a healthy, safe, and dignified manner, to improve school attendance and educational attainment and to break the cycle of poverty.