In September 2016, Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) signed a five-year agreement, ensuring a second phase of the Learning and Engaging All in Primary School (LEAPS II) Food for Education (FFE) project. From 2012 – 2016, LEAPS I served nearly 16,000,000 meals and increased student attendance by 38%. Working closely with the Ministry of Education and Sports (MoES), LEAPS II will continue to improve literacy of 40,000 school-age children in Lao PDR in 350 schools across seven districts of Savannakhet Province (Atsaphone, Outoumphone, Phalanxaye, Phin, Vilabouly, Sepon, and Nong). LEAPS II activities fall into four main categories: school meals, WASH, literacy, and inclusive education.
You will manage Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability, and Learning (MEAL) in the Learning and Engaging All in Primary School (LEAPS II) project, designing and implementing the MEAL system and activities advancing Catholic Relief Services’ (CRS) work in serving the poor and vulnerable. Your management and MEAL skills and knowledge will ensure that the project delivers high-quality programming and continuously works towards improving the impact of its programming.
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Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.
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Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an international non-governmental organization (INGO) based in the United States that works in over 100 countries to promote human development by responding to major emergencies, fighting disease and poverty, and nurturing peaceful and just societies. CRS welcomes as staff and partners all people regardless of race, ethnicity, creed, or nationality who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.