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Crafting Economic Empowerment for Women in North Lebanon

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North Lebanon, an area that has seen a large influx of Syrian refugees, had already been facing many economic challenges, most notably loss of income due to scarce employment opportunities. USAID has intensified efforts in this region to help Lebanese communities hosting Syrian refugees through targeted assistance.

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Vocational Courses Give Economic Empowerment to Women of Georgia

Iveta Tskhovrebashvili. Photo credit: USAID/Georgia

From our Mission of the Month: Georgia, learn how a USAID-supported project empowers women to acquire training that allows them to contribute to their family incomes. Read more >>

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Photo of the Week: Empowering Afro-Colombian Communities

USAID working with the private sector in Cali to promote Afro-Colombian employment and inclusion. Photo Credit:

Our Photo of the Week comes from USAID/Colombia. Read more >>

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Preparing Youth for Employment

Women in Mali using "Stepping Stone." Photo credit: EDC

Guest blogger from Education Development Center discusses how youth in Mali are prepared for employed, armed with literacy and numeracy skills. Read more >>

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Veterans at USAID: Continuing to Serve America and the World

In 1978, I was “roaming” the North Atlantic on a guided missile destroyer (USS Luce DDG-38) as a young Naval Officer. During my four years with the Navy, I saw much of what the military’s finest branch had to offer–first as an electronic warfare officer, then as a damage control officer in the engineering department […]

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Improving the Lives and Livelihoods of Women at Work

Submitted by Arup Banerji, Director for Social Protection and Labor at the World Bank As I write this from my home city of Kolkata (Calcutta), India, the changes for women here in India during the last 100 years—since the first International Women’s Day—are wonderfully evident. Women are among the top political leaders; they are CEOs […]

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USAID in the News

USAID news higlights during week of November 1, 2010. Read more >>

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Mapping Effort Will Paint Picture of African Youth

A peer educator talks with Tanzanian youth about HIV/AIDS prevention.Photo Credit: IYF

The $10-million YouthMap program will survey both in- and out-of-school, employed and unemployed youth, and investigate opportunities and challenges related to youth development. Read more >>

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