4.2.4 Development assistance
Some multi-lateral and bi-lateral development agencies are playing a significant role in the LCCD movement. For example, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) 146 is providing funding support for LCCD pilots in Haiti 147 and Paraguay. 148 In Uruguay, it has provided assistance for technical support and evaluation of the LCCD program 149 and its extension to secondary schools. 150 The IDB is also funding evaluation of LCCD pilots in Brazil.
In terms of bi-lateral assistance, the USAID provides assistance for Afghanistan’s LCCD project. 151 USAID also contributed to a Worldreader program in Ghana as a Global Development Alliance project. 152 The Danish government is assisting with funding an LCCD pilot in Nepal. 153
152 iREAD Ghana Study: Final Evaluation Report, available at http://www.worldreader.org/uploads/Worldreader%20ILC%20USAID%20iREAD%20Final%20Report%20Jan-2012.pdf .