SAN SALVADOR–The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) presented the results of the 2013 Municipal Competitiveness Index (MCI), reflecting improvements in the competitiveness level of 108 municipalities in El Salvador.
SAN SALVADOR–Under the Partnership for Growth, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), through its Transparency and Governance Project, held another session of the “Ethics Culture for University Students Program”. In this occasion, Over 150 university students attended a USAID-sponsored ethics forum delivered by the Chief Justice of Puerto Rico, Federico Hernández Denton.
SAN SALVADOR–The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), along with important allies in the government, private sector and NGOs, celebrated the achievements of USAID’s $7.5 million Improving Access to Employment Program that resulted in 14,622 jobs for Salvadorans in the course of four years.
U.S. Ambassador Mari Carmen Aponte, along with Alfredo Cristiani, president of the Raíces Foundation; Ricardo Sagrera, founder and President of the ¡Supérate! Program; and Thania Segura, from Microsoft Latin America, inaugurated the seventh ¡Supérate! Center, the Raices Center in Soyapango.
SAN SALVADOR–The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), under its Municipal Competitiveness Project, launched the "Business Ideas Competition," to support the development of new business ideas and expand small businesses.
The 40 business aspirants, who submitted ideas, will receive technical assistance to develop a business plan to start or expand those ideas in the market. In addition, the winners will receive a business development assessment, to link their business idea with existing financial and other development services in the area.
Last updated: July 29, 2014