Transforming Lives

Every day, all over the world, USAID brings peace to those who endure violence, health to those who struggle with sickness, and prosperity to those who live in poverty. It is these individuals — these uncounted thousands of lives — that are the true measure of USAID’s successes and the true face of USAID's programs.

Istogu, në pjesën veriperëndimore të Kosovës, është njëra prej komunave më periferike në vend. Për afro 40.000 banorët e këtij rajoni, të shpërndarë në qytet dhe 50 fshatrat që e rrethojnë, bujqësia dhe turizmi përbëjnë bazën e zhvillimit ekonomik.

Istok, na severozapadnom delu Kosova, je jedna od najzabačenijih opština u zemlji. Za oko 40.000 stanovnika ovog regiona rasprostrtih po gradu i njegovih 50 okolnih sela, poljoprivreda i turizam čine osnovu ekonomskog razvoja. 

Ірина* дізналася про те, що в неї туберкульоз, будучи вагітною, коли ставала на облік в жіночій консультації і готувалася до пологів. В сім'ї вже була одна дитина, вони з чоловіком з трепетом чекали на другу дитину.

U.N. officials have repeatedly warned of a risk of genocide in the Central African Republic (CAR). More than half of the country’s population is in need of humanitarian assistance. Almost 900,000 have been forcibly displaced by violence touched off in late 2012 by conflict between rebel and government forces.

Istog/Istok in northwest Kosovo is one of the country’s most remote municipalities. With the region’s approximately 40,000 residents spread across the town and its 50 surrounding villages, agriculture and tourism form the basis of its developing economy.

Микола Полицький, голова кооперативу «Золота бджола», був у захваті від перспективи експорту меду на ринки країн західної Європи в рамках анонсованої Україною Угоди про асоціацію з ЄС та відповідно Угоди про поглиблену і всеохоплюючу зону вільної торгівлі (ПВЗВТ), підписання яких планувалось Урядом України. 

31-річний Сергій заходить до офісу Всеукраїнської мережі ЛЖВ (Мережа) у Кривому Розі з широкою посмішкою і словами вдячності. І хоча він вже не є клієнтом Мережі, проте часто з’являється там, щоб подякувати за підтримку і турботу, яку він тут отримував.  

Seven-year-old Bridget Mandalai stood quietly next to her father, Hardwick, waiting patiently as a long line of people trailed behind them. The rainy season was over but winter’s coolness was still far off, and green grass was yielding to the ubiquitous red dust that defines Malawi’s dry season. To pass the time, Bridget bent down, picked up a stick, and started making shapes in a patch of dirt. The shapes turned into letters that turned into words, and her father watched with amazement.

Ukrainian honey producers were on the verge of expanding into new markets when their plans came to a sudden halt due to political developments. But that’s not stopping the forward motion of the determined venturists.

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Last updated: March 30, 2015