We’re talking about parrots on Talk Like a Pirate Day! Parrots are more than just eye candy and pirate paraphernalia. Parrots ensure forests grow, help communities develop eco-tourism, and serve as symbols of national pride.
Archives for 2015
For over 15 years, USAID has played an integral role in modernizing the judicial sector in Guatemala, a continued commitment that has made it possible for the country’s leaders to be held accountable for their actions.
NASA and USAID have accomplished a lot together. Learn more about how the SERVIR partnership uses satellite images to help people solve local challenges.
Around the world, USAID is leveraging increasingly affordable technologies to improve access to information for citizens even in the most repressive countries, helping create space for civil society to develop.
From Iraq to Pakistan to Nigeria, groups like the Islamic State and Boko Haram are winning the war for women’s hearts and minds — and it’s time to stop it.
This year, Americans celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Let’s take a moment to recognize the impact of USAID’s inclusive education and youth workforce development programs in other parts of the world.
The goal of ending preventable child and maternal deaths is within reach. Since 2008, USAID has helped save nearly 2.5 million children and 200,000 mothers through our programs. Watch inspiring stories of families getting the health care they need.
In this Q&A series, we interview Denise Rollins, senior coordinator of USAID’s Africa Ebola Unit, who liaises with other U.S. Government agencies to help West African countries strengthen their ability to respond to future disasters.
Mohammed and his family fled from village to village trying to escape ongoing violence in Sudan. Once settled in Ammar Jaded in Central Darfur, his family faced a new foe — dirty water that was making his children sick.
Today’s mega-crises show no signs of subsiding. In just over a decade, the number of people in need of humanitarian aid has more than doubled. These unparalleled challenges require innovative solutions. USAID is prepared to show the humanitarian spirit is still alive.