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USAID at UNGA 2013: Day Two

MDG Countdown 2013

A recap of USAID’s participation during, and around, several events at this year’s United Nations General Assembly. Read more >>

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Photo of the Week: Teaching Special Needs Students a Vocation

John Nyanjui and students

The USAID-funded Nutrition Kitchen Garden Program launched at Maria Magdalena Catholic Parish School in Thika, Kenya cares for the special needs of mentally handicapped children.

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Video of the Week: Working for Disabilities in Macedonia

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This year’s U.N. General Assembly will focus on development goals for persons with disabilities. Read more >>

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Empowerment, Not Pity: HIV Prevention Programs for People with Disabilities

Ed Scholl, of John Snow, Inc., is the AIDSTAR-One Project Director. AIDSTAR-One is funded by USAID’s Office of HIV/AIDS. The project provides technical assistance to USAID and U.S. Government country teams to build effective, well-managed, and sustainable HIV and AIDS programs. The messages were familiar, but the delivery was not. The classroom was filled with […]

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Europe and Eurasia Celebrates Progress on Disability Rights and Addresses Continuing Challenges

Women on the street in Armenia. Photo Credit: USAID/Armenia

On Friday, USAID Missions joined the international community in celebrating the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Read more >>

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USAID Commemorates International Day of Persons with Disabilities

A usual day in inclusive kindergarten, supported by the USAID-funded Children in Difficult Circumstances Project, implemented by World Vision. Photo courtesy USAID/Yerevan.

The International Day of Persons with Disabilities, annually observed on December 3, aims to promote a better understanding of disability issues worldwide. Read more >>

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