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Photo of the Week: Food Assistance in Kenya

A young child benefits from food aid in Dadaab, Kenya. Photo Credit: World Food Programme

The Office of Food for Peace (FFP) provides emergency food assistance to those affected by conflict and natural disasters and provides development food assistance to address the underlying causes of hunger. FFP’s programs cover a broad array of activities designed to help communities build their resilience so they can prevent or mitigate shocks, make sure they have food during a crisis and provide them the tools to recover and build the foundation for their long-term development.

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Photo of the Week: Teaching Special Needs Students a Vocation

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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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Photo of the Week: Innovating in Tanzania for Water Quality

This innovation - implemented by USAID's MEASURE Evaluation project and supported by LAUNCH - is a simple test that can measure water quality in the field without a lab.  Photo Credit:

This innovation – implemented by USAID’s MEASURE Evaluation project and supported by LAUNCH – is a simple test that can measure water quality in the field without a lab.

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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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Photo of the Week: Agriculture Productivity Improvement in Bangladesh

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USAID/Bangladesh’s Accelerating Agriculture Productivity Improvement (AAPI) project, will reach 3.5m farmers and save the Bangladesh Government US$84 million through improved efficiency in fertilizer input. Read more >>

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Photo of the Week: Making handicrafts in Guatemala

This member of a woman’s cooperative in Totonicapan, Guatemala, makes handicrafts. The handicrafts project is part of a larger environmental project that provides support for ecotourism and alternative income generation that helps in overall natural resource and biodiversity conservation in the Western Highlands. Photo Credit: Dani Newcomb, USAID/Guatemala

A member of a woman’s cooperative in Totonicapan, Guatemala, makes handicrafts as part of an environmental project that supports ecotourism and alternative income generation. Read more >>

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Photo of the Week: Learning How to Read

Children reading in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Photo Credit: Alain Mukeba USAID/DRC

Students are learning to read through new learning techniques at USAID-supported Kakila Primary School in the DRC. Read more >>

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Photo of the Week: Distributing Food Assistance in Guatemala

Former U.S. Ambassador to Guatemala Stephen McFarland provides food assistance to a family in the department of Santa Rosa.  Photo Credit: U.S. Embassy Guatemala

During July, we are spotlighting USAID Guatemala as our Mission of the Month. Read more >>

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Photo of the Week: U.S. & India Announce Innovation, Science, and Technology Awards

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Yesterday, Administrator Shah announced the Millennium Alliance winners in India, a partnership to support new innovations in education, energy, water, health care and food supply. Read more >>

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Photo of the Week: Improving Nutrition in Honduras

Young girls in Honduras. Photo Credit: USUN Rome

Mothers in Honduras are being taught how to prepare more nutritious food for their undernourished children through USAID ACCESO program. Read more >>

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