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Celebrating Peace Corps Week: Those Extraordinary Ordinary Volunteers!

A Peace Corps volunteer trains his local community in Malawi on the nutritional benefits of growing soy. Photo credit: Peace Corps

This week, we’re celebrating our partner agency the Peace Corps during it’s annual Peace Corps Week. Read more >>

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Pounds of Prevention – Focus on Guatemala

Disaster relief in Guatemala

In this next installment of the USAID Pounds of Prevention series, we travel to Guatemala. Read more >>

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Lessons of Financial Independence and Self-Sufficiency in Georgia

Shalva Grigalashvili, one of USAID/NEO beneficiaries, tiling a guesthouse bathroom in Kvishkheti village of Khashuri municipality. Photo credit: USAID/NEO

Working in 85 communities across Georgia, the USAID/New Economic Opportunities initiative enables highly vulnerable individuals to be self-sufficient through vocational training. Read more >>

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USAID wins ‘Best Government Policy for Mobile Development’ Award

Empowering Moms through mHealth

USAID is the first bilateral development agency to launch a dedicated Mobile Solutions team to help us do business better and expand opportunities for individuals, families and communities around the world. Read more >>

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Generate. Capture. Share. Apply Knowledge at the KM Expo

The KM Center allows an exchange of ideas to provide solutions for people around the world, such as Ojok's family who was displaced from their land during a former war in Uganda. Photo credit:USAID

The Knowledge Management Expo, hosted by USAID, brings development community together to share projects and ideas to better able to achieve the ultimate goal of ending world poverty. Read more >>

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Empowering Women with Mobile Money: The Tanzania Report

mobile banking confirmation

In Tanzania, using mobile money has improved lives because of its ease and convenience. Read more >>

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Empowering Women One Mobile Phone At a Time

Mobile banking saves women time and money.  With mobile services, women no longer have to make all-day treks to and from the bank. Photo credit: USAID

Mobile technology in the hands of women can help enable entry into the financial mainstream and provide access to life-enhancing services Read more >>

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USAID In the News

Administrator Shah addresses President of Somalia. Photo credit: USAID

A review of USAID’s top news highlights for week of February 18, 2013. Read more >>

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USAID Announces #Popcorn + International Development Winners

At the end of January, we asked our partners for videos that showcased the creative ways digital space is used for development, and you delivered. Read more >>

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