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Archives for 2010

Ethiopia Partners with the U.S. to Put Girls’ Education First

US Ambassador Donald Booth, USAID Ethiopia Mission Director Thomas Staal, First Lady Azeb Mesfin, and Minister of Education Demeke Mekonnen (in pictures taking tea post event); Behind Director Staal in some photos is USAID's Education Office Chief Allyson Wainer.

USAID partners with FreAddis to improve education in Ethipia, with assistance from the Ministry of Education. Read more >>

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Southern Sudan’s Wildlife Thrives

Staff from the Wildlife Conservation Society and Government of Southern Sudan Ministry of Wildlife Conservation and Tourism collar an adult male elephant with GPS satellite tag in Nimule Park in southern Sudan.  Photo Credit: Paul Elkan, WCS

Despite two decades of a brutal civil war, southern Sudan has become a thriving habitat for an amazing diversity of African wildlife. Read more >>

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USAID Provides Training to Masons in Haiti

A USAID/KATA and CEMEX program gives Haitian people valuable skills and empowers them to improve their lives and the lives of their families. Read more >>

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Picture of the Week: Women Increasing Incomes in Guatemala

Women preparing vegetables at San Judas, Guatemala.

The San Judas company in Guatemala joins USAID’s Global Development Alliance program. Read more >>

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Haitian Farmers Seeing Sprouts of Success

Cherilien raised a potato into the sunlight for a gathering crowd of Haitian farmers and visitors to see. Cherilien explained that he normally produces 110 pounds of potatoes each year, but this year he produced 440 pounds. Cherilien disappeared into the group of farmers as another Haitian farmer, Marisette, chimed in, “We used to not […]

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Focus on Nutrition: Creating Inclusive Partnerships and Deepening our Knowledge

We have a remarkable opportunity to make a measurable impact on child hunger and malnutrition.

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Cultural Festival in Haiti Kicks Off USAID’s New Development Projects and Promotes Civic Pride

I witnessed many struggles in Haiti, but I also witnessed proud, hopeful Haitians working hard to overcome these challenges. Read more >>

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University of Michigan and the Call to Action that Changed the World: USAID Congratulates Peace Corps

JFK’s call to action, 50 years ago today, inspired one of the most successful service projects in American history, the Peace Corps. Read more >>

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Calling All Shutterbugs


FrontLines will be holding a photo contest and wants to see your best images that showcase USAID development activities in action. Read more >>

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Millions Soap Up to Commemorate Global Handwashing Day

Children washing their hands in celebration of Global Handwashing Day. Photo Credit: USAID/Indonesia

In 2009, some 5.7 million people received improved access to safe drinking water and 1.3 million received improved access to sanitation. Read more >>

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