This week, President Obama travels to Africa to see how U.S. development efforts have helped transform communities. USAID helped deliver this change, but our results aren’t just numbers. The people behind our work–more than any statistic–reflect the meaning of our progress.
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USAID Mozambique and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency are helping to get needed funds into the hands of entrepreneurs so they can grow their businesses.
Miriam Otipa was the first women in her village in Kenya to earn a science degree. She wanted to do more to ease farmers’ suffering and is now providing solutions to plant diseases.
When it comes to terrorism, think women are just victims? Think again. USAID is dispelling this and other common myths and getting to the real story.
Shouldn’t a baby in Ethiopia and a baby in the U.S. have the same opportunity to be born safely? The Global Financing Facility in support of Every Woman Every Child aims to bring an end to preventable maternal, child and adolescent deaths by 2030.
Journalists in Georgia are telling stories that are more dynamic, relevant and accessible to audiences with the support of multimedia training through the USAID’s New Media Initiative (NMI).
In this Impact Blog series, we talk with leaders at USAID to learn about the work they are doing and why it matters – both for the Agency and for the development community as a whole.
What does energy innovation look like? Just glimpse at the more than 60 snapshots submitted for the inaugural Power Africa photo contest to see how President Obama’s call to double access to power across sub-Saharan Africa is turning the lights of opportunity on.
Transparency has real impact on our efforts to end extreme poverty and build resilient, democratic societies. Quality, timely information about development cooperation helps everyone — governments, civil society organizations, private citizens and donors — to manage and monitor aid resources more effectively and ensure mutual accountability. USAID is leading the U.S. Government’s effort to enhance […]
Eric King shares how digital technologies and data tools are shaping the Ebola response in West Africa.