The stigma and discrimination faced by people living with HIV/AIDS continues to be a roadblock for access to critical prevention and care. Yet every day I see significant steps that are being taken to overcome this obstacle, especially efforts led by USAID.
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Denise A. Herbol was sworn in on Friday, November 4, 2011 as the Mission Director for USAID’s mission in Kingston, Jamaica. Herbol, a career Senior Foreign Service Officer, leaves her post as Senior Deputy Mission Director for USAID’s mission in Islamabad, Pakistan. Ms. Herbol has been with the Agency since 1987 and has served in […]
In Haiti, on May 1st, we inaugurated a rural agricultural research center to celebrate Haiti’s National Agriculture and Labor Day. Click here for more information on the initiative. In Afghanistan, CNN will report on eco-projects. One project that may be highlighted is USAID’s Afghanistan Vouchers for Increased Productive Agriculture (AVIPA) project. Through this project, we […]
In Kingston, Jamaica we will celebrate Reading Week. As part of the celebration, Jamaica’s Mission Director will take time to read to a class of children. I-PLEDGE is an initiative of Grace Kennedy Money Services (GKMS) through the brand Western Union, which seeks to support the development of primary education by improving literacy, particularly reading. […]
In Nepal, to commemorate International Women’s Day, thousands of Nepalese women marched the streets to promote women as international leaders. Check out the video here. In Jamaica, we will begin activities to highlight the dissemination of the Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP) Democracy Survey. In Madagascar, we will sign a three-year agreement with Catholic […]