The National Democratic Institute (NDI) is implementing the SPECS program to deepen democratic practices that lead to popular political participation, thereby contributing to stability, governmental legitimacy, and accountability in Afghanistan. Along with NDI partners, Internews and International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), the program involves partnerships with local organizations to build on previous initiatives to support meaningful, sustainable channels for citizens to engage in political and electoral processes before, during, and after the 2014 presidential and provincial elections and 2015 parliamentary and district-level elections.
USAID/Kenya’s Leadership, Management and Sustainability activity strengthens the leadership, management, skills and practices of health workers in Kenya. The activity works with faith-based organizations and the public and private sector to strengthen health systems.
The Kenya Pharma activity applies innovative approaches to increase the scale and efficiency of HIV/AIDS care, prevention, and treatment. It works in close collaboration with the Government of Kenya and the National AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Disease Control Program. Kenya Pharma provides an uninterrupted supply of high-quality, low-cost medical commodities to people living with HIV/AIDS through a drug procurement and distribution system.
The Health Commodities and Services Management activity is designed to address gaps in commodity management, pharmaceutical policy and services, and laboratory systems with a goal of strengthening commodity management systems for improved health outcomes and greater impact.
USAID/Kenya supports an integrated service delivery model to improve the health of Kenyans across the country. The AIDS, Population and Health Integrated Assistance Program, also known as APHIAPlus, combines family planning, maternal/child health, malaria, nutrition, tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and treatment services to provide an integrated, high-quality, equitable approach to sustainable services at the national, county, and community levels. Integrating these activities through one program provides more effective communication and coordination with county health administrators
APHIAplus Nuru ya Bonde improves the lives of mothers, children and their families in Kenya’s Rift Valley region. The project focuses on delivery of quality health services related to HIV/AIDS, family planning, reproductive health, malaria and tuberculosis. APHIAplus Nuru ya Bonde leads interventions to strengthen HIV counseling and testing, prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV, increase family planning and reproductive health resources, and improve maternal and child health. It also works to build the capacity of local partners to implement quality assurance and coordination of monitoring and evaluation.
USAID Kenya supports an integrated service delivery model to improve the health of Kenyans across the country. The AIDS, Population and Health Integrated Assistance program, also known as APHIAplus, combines family planning, maternal/child health, malaria, nutrition, tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and treatment services to provide an integrated, high-quality, equitable approach to sustainable services at the national, county, and community levels
AIDS, Population and Health Integrated Assistance Plus IMARISHA (Integrated Marginal Arid Regions Innovative Socialized Health Approach) is a five-year activity designed to sustainably improve the health of communities in the Northern Arid Lands of Kenya by delivering integrated health services and household and community economic strengthening interventions.
One of the largest constraints to productivity in West African agriculture is the inefficiency of the regional seed system. In response, the USAID/West African Seed Program (WASP) was initiated in 2012 through USAID’s regional partner, the West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF/WECARD)
Nigeria's education system has not kept pace with the rapid population growth and growing school-age population. The quality of basic education in Nigeria is extremely poor, leading to low demand and unacceptably low academic performance. There are 30 million primary school-aged children in the country, of whom an estimated 10 million are not enrolled in school.
Last updated: January 30, 2015