Many Liberian businesses were hit hard when Ebola caused the border between Liberia and Sierra Leone to close for six months. USAID and Global Communities have built screening and triage stations so that people can safely travel between the countries again.
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In Rwanda, a land with an oral history as rich and beautiful as the hills that roll across it, one tale is special. The story “Old Woman and a Hyena” was written by an 11-year-old boy who won a USAID-supported national writing competition.
All data are not created equal and are certainly not uniformly available or reliable across the world. USAID and the development community should prioritize working to increase the amount of reliable data available to inform decision making.
In Guinea, where Ebola rumors abound and suspicions about the response are the talk of the street, USAID is supporting a team of local journalists who are taking dedication to news reporting to a new level.
With Ebola cases dwindling in Liberia, now is the time to build a stronger health care system. USAID and Jhpiego are training more than 3,200 workers on infection prevention and control.
How does USAID’s work in developing countries impact Americans in the United States? Check out the new issue of FrontLines to find out.
The Syrian crisis just entered its fifth year. More than 12 million people in Syria are in need of humanitarian assistance–it is the worst humanitarian crisis of our time. Learn the facts!
The stigma associated with being a former gang member or living in a violent neighborhood can prevent youth from getting jobs in established businesses. A USAID program helps them reintegrate into society through entrepreneurship.
Smart development in action: Agriculture is proving to be a win-win for the United States, developing countries and the world as a whole.