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How USAID’s Partners are Transitioning to E-payments

A neighborhood shopkeeper writes down transaction details after processing a mobile money transfer. Photo: Manpreet Romana/AFP, USAID.

Mobile payments are changing our work in a fundamental way and enhancing people’s lives. Read more >>

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Is Cash the Enemy of the Poor?

In wealthy countries, most people conduct their financial activity in digital form; money and value is stored virtually and transferred instantaneously with a touch of a button, and the system provides an easy access to a wide-range of financial services. Read more>>

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Improving Rural Livelihoods by Empowering African Women Researchers in Agricultural Science

Dr. Anabela Manhica proudly exhbits a laptop received from the AWARD program. Photo Credit: USAID/Mozambique

Women scientists are on the cutting edge of solving Africa’s food crisis. Read more >>

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How You’re About to Help Save the Lives of 4 million Children

The U.S. has been a leader in immunization, but we can’t do it alone. Read more >>

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New Commitment to Helping Women and Children Globally

Great news on maternal and child health today.  On behalf of the Gates Foundation, Melinda Gates committed $1.5 billion to support integrated women’s and children’s health programs in developing countries at the Women Deliver Conference in Washington, DC.  The United States through the Global Health Initiative shares the goals of the Gates Foundation to improve the health and nutritional status of women and children worldwide.  While […]

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