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Digitizing Education

Students play a mobile game in Kenya. Photo credit: Ed Owles, Worldview

In celebration of Women’s History month, USAID interviews Catherine Oliver Smith, COO and Co-Founder of Urban Planet Mobile, aimed to develop and distribute digital education worldwide. Read more >>

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Securing a Better Future Means Knowing Your Past

Jean Geran, Founder & President, Each Inc. Photo credit: Jean Geran

As we celebrate Women’s History Month, I think about the millions of women and girls who hold up half the sky but feel invisible and trapped due to poverty, illiteracy, disease, abuse and other forms of marginalization and deprivation

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Why Women’s Leadership Matters in a Macho World

Volunteers of the Youth Movement Against Violence in Guatemala. Photo credit: Creative Associates

Women in Central America are instrumental to help achieve peace in their communities by bringing diverse perspectives, mobilizing a variety of community actors, and ensuring that all citizens have their security concerns heard. Read more >>

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Saving a Leg and a Life in Rif Damascus

A doctor tends to Hajji Rajaa’s leg in a clinic in Rif Damascus, Syria. Photo credit: USAID Partner

Hajji Rajaa, from Syria, is thankful for the life-saving care she received at a USAID-funded medical clinic.

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Photo of the Week: President Obama Visits West Bank

Pres. Obama meets girls in West Bank Gaza

On March 21, President Barack Obama returned to West Bank to deliver remarks to the Palestinian people. Read more >>

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INFOGRAPHIC: USAID Forward Progress Report

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An infographic of USAID’s model of development that puts us on a path to deliver more innovative and sustainable results. Read more >>

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Video of the Week: Help a Child Reach 5

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For the first time in history, we have the available knowledge and technologies to reach the world’s most marginalized children with life-saving interventions. .

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D-Rev – Where Design and Function Meet Need

Krista Donaldson, CEO, D-Rev

In celebration of Women’s History Month, we interview Krista Donaldson, CEO of D-Rev, a non-profit that designs and delivers products that improve the health and incomes of people living on less than $4 per day. Read more >>

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Water Projects as part of the Middle East Regional Cooperation Program (Part 4)

A Moroccan farmer makes use of a USAID SMS advisory service to plan irrigation for his crops. Photo credit: USAID

USAID’s Middle East Regional Cooperation Program brings together Arab and Israeli scientists and students to create and share solutions to regional development challenges like water while promoting a peaceful exchange between neighbors. Read more >>

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Latin America’s Slums and TB

A woman and child receive TB treatment. Photo credit: USAID

The control of tuberculosis in Latin America requires social, economic, and environmental interventions to improve living conditions and increase access to health services. Read more >>

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