Recent Site Articles
Honoring Aid Workers We Lost
by Andrea Freeman and Angela Stephens on 28th December 2017
We remember and honor colleagues killed in the line of duty carrying out USAID’s mission around the world.
Making Education Safe for All
by Cheryl L. Anderson and Oley Dibba-Wadda on 6th December 2017
Across the continent, we see promising new approaches that help us understand what works to prevent and respond to violence within schools. We all must support more rigorous research and evaluations to build our global evidence base on violence prevention programming and policy.
Helping Serbia Hold On To Its Future
by Mirjana Vukša Zavišić on 4th December 2017
Serbia’s young people are leaving home at staggering rates looking for employment. Learn how USAID convenes investors to help Serbia hold on to its best and brightest.
Ghanaian Chef Works to End Hunger by Reducing Food Waste
by Fridah Wanjiku on 28th November 2017
The founder of Food for All Africa talks about leveraging skills learned in YALI training to build a more efficient food supply chain in West Africa
When it Comes to Small Businesses, USAID Sees Big Benefits
by USAID on 24th November 2017
Just how committed is USAID to supporting U.S. small businesses? Take a look at the latest federal data that show how much more the Agency is partnering with these firms so we can accomplish our most important work—giving a hand up to some of the world’s most vulnerable people.
Ensuring Effective Development
by Seema Patel and Anne Healy on 30th October 2017
USAID is taking steps to ensure that we are making the most out of our investments in innovative practices, business models and technologies. We’re achieving greater development impacts by integrating pay-for-results approaches.
What Does ‘Back to School’ Mean for Children in Crisis and Conflict?
by Nina Papadopoulos and Meghan Mattern on 23rd August 2017
While teachers, students and parents prepare for “Back to School,” some 80 million children around the world are out of school because of crisis and conflict. USAID is committed to providing children and youth—including the most vulnerable—access to an education.
Helping Salvadorans Build a Better Life at Home
by Larry Sacks on 16th August 2017
USAID is working in El Salvador to tackle the problems driving illegal migration so that Salvadorans can build a better life at home. A secure, prosperous Central America is intrinsically tied to the security, economy and wellbeing of the United States.
Tanzania’s Young Leaders Bring Innovation to Development Challenges
by Michael McCabe on 9th August 2017
Abella Bateyunga is an example of the dynamic young leaders around the world that USAID is investing in and empowering to be partners in the development of their communities and countries.
Ebola Aftermath: Restoring Trust in Hospitals in Guinea
by Mariama Keita on 26th June 2017
Now that the immediate Ebola crisis has passed, USAID is working to strengthen the healthcare system through hospital renovations, medical equipment donations and community engagement.