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250 Million Children In The World Cannot Read And USAID Is Doing Something About It

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Two hundred and fifty million children in the world cannot read according to the recently released Education for All Global Monitoring Report, Teaching and Learning: Achieving Quality for All; 130 million of them are in primary school. If these children do not learn to read they will have fewer opportunities and struggle with learning for the rest of their lives.

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Getting it Right: Using Real-Time Data to Inform Smarter, More Responsive Aid

In this era of unprecedented connectivity, the private sector excels at using digital data to better understand its customers.  There is opportunity for our and other organizations involved in international development to use the analysis of digital data to better understand the real-time needs of populations who benefit from their programs. The United States Agency […]

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Achieving Equity Through Women in Leadership

Improved access and choice in family planning services gives women more opportunities for leadership roles. Read more >>

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A Renewed Focus on Institutional Strengthening in Kenya

Kenya’s major reforms include a devolved government in which civil society organizations have an enhanced contribution to strengthening health and social systems. Read more >>

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USAID in the News

USAID news highlights during week of October 28, 2013. Read more >>

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Photo of the Week: Food Assistance in Kenya

The Office of Food for Peace (FFP) provides emergency food assistance to those affected by conflict and natural disasters and provides development food assistance to address the underlying causes of hunger. FFP’s programs cover a broad array of activities designed to help communities build their resilience so they can prevent or mitigate shocks, make sure they have food during a crisis and provide them the tools to recover and build the foundation for their long-term development.

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Photo of the Week: Teaching Special Needs Students a Vocation

The USAID-funded Nutrition Kitchen Garden Program launched at Maria Magdalena Catholic Parish School in Thika, Kenya cares for the special needs of mentally handicapped children.

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FrontLines Releases Special Issue on USAID Results

Read the latest edition of USAID’s FrontLines for a special issue reviewing 20 projects the Agency counts among its most successful. Here are the first five. Read more >>

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A Day to Celebrate Youth’s Contribution to Development

Today is International Youth Day, a day to celebrate youth and their numerous contributions to their communities, nations and the world. Read more >>

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International Youth Day: My Experience as a “Youthful” USAID Intern

In celebration of International Youth Day, an intern recounts her experience at USAID. Read more >>

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