USAID Assistant Administrator for Latin America and the Caribbean Mark Feierstein joins youth from San Martin in sports activities organized in their municipalities as part of their crime prevention projects. Read more >>
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Since 2000, it is estimated that floods, cyclones, tsunamis, earthquakes and other natural hazards have cost the world more than $1 trillion. These disasters have triggered significant social, ecological and economic devastation well beyond their immediate points of impact. Read more >>
I live in the Zaragoza region, one of the poorest areas in central El Salvador. We have limited economic development opportunities for our people, yet one of the highest rates of population density in the country.
Great progress is being made toward achieving the Millenium Development Goals, and the global community can be inspired by the innovations and successes we are seeing around the world.
The Impact Blog interviewed the First Lady of El Salvador Vanda Pignato about development issues important to her in El Salvador. First Lady, I know you are very passionate about women’s rights. How are you raising the profile of this issue in El Salvador? As Secretary for Social Inclusion, one of the main goals during my mandate [...]
For the past 50 years, USAID and a growing number of partners have been working to improve the quality of education in developing countries with an emphasis on boosting child literacy. In February of 2011, USAID launched its evidence-based education strategy – shifting the focus of global education toward achieving real results in childhood literacy, higher [...]
By: Mark Feierstein, Assistant Administrator for Latin America and the Caribbean On his trip to Latin America, President Obama highlighted the theme of partnership and echoed President Kennedy’s challenge “to build a hemisphere where all people can hope for a sustainable, suitable standard of living, and all can live out their lives in dignity and [...]
submitted by Abby Sugrue In Lebanon Haigazian University will be presented with $450,081 to directly support its student financial aid program. 356 Haigazian University students with demonstrable financial need from all over Lebanon will be given scholarships with these U.S. funds, made available through USAID. Without this assistance, these students would not be able to [...]