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Yes, Youth Can: Empowering the Voices of Youth in Kenya

Through Yes, Youth Can, young adults are starting up their own small businesses in Kenya. Read more >>

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USAID in the News

A review of USAID’s top news highlights for week of June 24, 2013. Read more >>

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USAID’s Investment in Africa

As President Obama embarks on his trip to Africa, USAID is proud to take this opportunity to highlight the important work we are doing there. Read more >>

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What I Saw and Learned in Southeast Asia and Why I Left Inspired

Chelsea Clinton reflects on her travels across Southeast Asia, delivering clean water as part of Procter & Gamble’s Clinton Global Initiative commitment in Myanmar. Read more >>

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Facing History: Education’s Role in Transitional Justice

International Director for Facing History and Ourselves, Karen Murphy, discusses the role of education in transitional justice. Read more >>

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How Rap Music is Saving Lives in the Caribbean

The Youth Emergency Action Committees program led by Catholic Relief Services with support from USAID is one that transforms teens into disaster-preparedness leaders. Read more >>

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Youth Win in Central America

Through the A Ganar program, USAID targets at-risk youth like Eddie in fifteen countries across Latin America and the Caribbean, using soccer as a powerful motivator and tool to teach young people important values like respect and responsibility, as well as other vital skills that will help them achieve success as they enter the workforce, pursue their education further, or start their own business.

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13 Year Old Innovator Invents Device to Save People in Rural Africa

During the famine, hundreds of children who were too weak to walk were left by the roadside to die when their parents could no longer carry them on the long trek to a refugee center. Parents were forced to decide which children lived, and which were left behind.

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Living Positively: The Importance of Pediatric HIV Disclosure

Senior Treatment Officer Bisola Ojikutu, at AIDSTAR-One, discusses the positive, transformative effects disclosing an HIV status have for children living with HIV. Read more >>

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Young Communicators Promote Climate Change Awareness

Climate change is impacting life in the Dominican Republic. Read more >>

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