Community Health Volunteers (CHVs) are frontline public health workers who are trusted members of and/or have an unusually close understanding of the community they serve. This trusting relationship enables CHVs to serve as a liaison/link/intermediary between health/social services and the community to facilitate access to services and improve the quality and cultural competence of service delivery.
Brief descriptions of USAID's youth programs around the world.
Start date: November 19, 2012 End Date: November 19, 2015
Anticipated Project budget (Life of Project): $ 488,268
Implementer: Media Development Center (MDC)
Start date: March 8, 2012 End date: March 7, 2015
Project budget (Life of Project): $1.4 Million
Implementer: Rural Development Network of the Republic of Macedonia
Develop and disseminate affordable climate change adaptation technologies and practices in the agricultural sector, by conducting comprehensive public awareness and outreach campaigns combined with capacity building programs tailored to the needs of farming operations.
Grantee(s): University of North Carolina- Measure Evaluation Phase III
Duration: 3 years (FY2011 - FY2014)- Annual determination based on need
Total Projected Investment: $300K FY 11
Funding Source: USAID/Barbados- (GHCS-USAID Account)
Countries: St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, St. Kitts and Nevis, Dominica
Objective: To improve the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) systems and processes within the small states of the Eastern Caribbean.
The United States and Chile partner on trilateral cooperation activities to work with countries to increase citizen security and promote agriculture and food safety. The joint efforts maximize resources and expertise to help impact development strategies in a third country.
Through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Chilean International Cooperation Agency (AGCI), the countries have worked together in Central and South America and will now assist the Dominican Republic with at-risk youth.
More than 1 billion people worldwide suffer from one or more painful, debilitating tropical diseases which disproportionately impact poor and rural populations, cause severe sickness and disability, compromise mental and physical development, contribute to childhood malnutrition, reduce school enrollment, and hinder economic productivity. Seven of these neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) can be controlled and treated through targeted mass drug administration (MDA). Treatment of at-risk populations for 4-6 years can lead to elimination or control of these diseases.
Start date: December 20, 2012 End Date: June 17, 2015
Anticipated Project budget (Life of Project): $ 412,984
Implementer: Balkan Investigative Network Reporting (BIRN)
Last updated: June 12, 2013