Impact & Insights

Study on the Reading Habits of Parents and Young Children in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

June 2022

This baseline study was conducted as part of Lorinet Foundation funded and The Asia Foundation implemented ‘Let’s Read Mongolia’ program aimed at promoting reading as a critical tool for early childhood education.

The Asia Foundation worked with Independent Research Institute of Mongolia (IRIM) to collect data on the reading habits of parents with children aged 0-5, the accessibility and availability of books for children at home and kindergarten, and perceptions of the importance of reading books for the development of children.

Data gathered will provide important insights for further delivery of the ‘Let’s Read Mongolia’ program, including design and planning, stakeholder engagement, and most importantly tracking the outcomes and impact of the project in the coming years

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Youth Employability Landscape Study

Mongolia 2022

Young people are the future of tomorrow, and Mongolia stands to reap economic benefits from its young population. However, for thousands of Mongolian youth, their education-to-employment journey is challenging, and it differs significantly from that of their peers around the world.

Lorinet Foundation conducted this youth employability landscape study with the purpose of deepening our knowledge of employability issues that Mongolian youth face and developing a long-term country programme for the youth.

We believe that the findings of this study will be beneficial to all who seek to improve youth employability through short, mid, or long-term initiatives and solutions.

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Read  summary report in Mongolian

Study on Early Childhood Education and Care

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 2019

Lorinet Foundation conducted this white paper study on Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) with a primary purpose of identifying key gaps and opportunities to further support an equitable and quality ECEC for young children living in the ‘ger’ districts of Ulaanbaatar city. In addition, the study has served the purpose of understanding the early childhood policy and programming landscape as well as discovering trends influencing ECEC sector in Mongolia.

We believe that the findings of this study will be beneficial to all who seek to understand ECEC ecosystem in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia and improve availability, accessibility, affordability, and quality of service provisions.

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Needs Assessment of Ulaanbaatar’s Ger Areas

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia 2017

In Mongolia, Lorinet Foundation is focused on supporting communities in ‘ger’ districts of the capital city Ulaanbaatar, an informal urban residential settlement that lacks access to basic infrastructure and public services.

This two-part assessment study was commissioned by Lorinet Foundation and conducted by GerHub with a purpose of assessing the needs of the ger area communities.

Part 1 assessed the needs from the perspective of stakeholders and individuals who represented diverse backgrounds and types of organizations, including the barriers and limitations they face in developing and implementing community development projects.

Part 2 sought to identify needs from the perspective of the community members living in the ger districts, including specific structural and individual barriers as well as potential solutions proposed by the community members.

Read Part 1 full report in English

Read Part 2 full report in English