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USAID, Founding Member of the Better than Cash Alliance, Pledges Deep Commitment on One Year Anniversary

Administrator Rajiv Shah reflects on the anniversary of USAID’s Better Than Cash Alliance to the lives of 2.5 billion people who currently lack access to formal financial services. Read more >>

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USAID at UNGA 2013: Day One

A recap of USAID’s participation during, and around, several events at this year’s United Nations General Assembly. Read more >>

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How USAID’s Partners are Transitioning to E-payments

Mobile payments are changing our work in a fundamental way and enhancing people’s lives. Read more >>

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From the Field in Afghanistan: Mobile Phones Changing Lives

Afghanistan’s telecommunication sector is connecting people with mobile money products. Read more >>

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The Future of Mobile Money in Afghanistan

Afghanistan is introducing new technology, particularly in the mobile technology space and capturing the world’s imagination with its success with mobile money. Read more >>

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The Power of Mobile Technology to Save Lives

Technology and innovation is the way forward for NGOs to impact the global health field, including reducing incidence of malaria, improving maternal and child health, and improving child nutrition. Read more >>

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Using Technology For STH Control

The reach of mobile phones into even the poorest and most remote parts of the world has shown these devices to be the tool of choice for civil and social transformation. Read more >>

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The Power of Mobile to Improve Women’s Health

Mobile technology has made possible innovative new ways to deliver health information and services. Read more >>

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Half the Sky: Building a Movement Through Media & Technology

USAID joins Half the Sky, the Ford Foundation, Show of Force, and Games for Change to launch the Half the Sky Movement Media & Technology Engagement Initiative, an integrated media campaign to create behavior change toward gender issues in India and Kenya. Read more >>

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Digitizing Education

In celebration of Women’s History month, USAID interviews Catherine Oliver Smith, COO and Co-Founder of Urban Planet Mobile, aimed to develop and distribute digital education worldwide. Read more >>

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