Today, President Obama reaffirmed the United States’ continued commitment and support for the Syrian people by announcing an additional $155 million in humanitarian aid to help meet the acute needs of people inside Syria and refugees across the region who are affected by the violence in Syria. This new funding includes the $10 million announced last week in Turkey by the visiting U.S. delegation.
Start date: April 18, 2012 End date: April 17, 2015
Project budget (Life of Project): $ 575,000
Implementer: Center for Civil Communications
Increase micro and small enterprise (MSE) awareness of the opportunities offered by the public procurement (PP) market; provide MSEs with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to participate more in government contracting; and streamline public procurement administrative procedures that inhibit MSE participation in government contracting.
Grantee: Junior Achievement Worldwide (JAW).
Duration: 3 years (April 2012 – April 2015).
Funding to date: $1.07 million (DA)
Total Investment - $2.4 million.
Beneficiary Countries: Barbados, St. Vincent & Grenadines, St. Lucia, Dominica and Antigua & Barbuda., Grenada and St. Kitts & Nevis.
In his State of the Union address, President Obama called upon our nation to join with the world in ending extreme poverty in the next two decades. Today, we have new tools and approaches that enable us to achieve a goal that would have been unimaginable even two decades ago: the elimination of extreme poverty and its most devastating corollaries, widespread hunger and preventable child and maternal deaths.
What is Kenya Primary Math and Reading Initiative?
Kenya Primary Math and Reading Initiative is a partnership between USAID and the Government of Kenya, the initiative is laying the foundation to measurably improve the language and mathematics skills of 3 million Kenyan children by the end of Grade Two by 2015.
Start date: December 2011 End date: Dec. 2015
Project budget (Life of Project): $ 5,200,000
Implementer: Macedonian Civic Education Center in partnership with other local NGOs
Build the awareness and capacity of school boards, principals, teachers, and administration officials to deal with diversity and multi-ethnic issues. Provide diversity training and incentives in support of the central and local government efforts for ethnic integration.
Start date: January 2011 End date: December 2013
Project budget (Life of Project): $1,336,857
Implementer: Business Start-Up Centre – Bitola (BSC-Bitola)
Global Interest in Microbicides
Grantee: Prince’s Youth Business International.
Duration: 3 years (April 2012 to March 2015).
Funding to date: $693,497 (DA)
Total Investment - $2 million.
Beneficiary Countries: Barbados, St. Vincent & Grenadines, St. Lucia, Dominica and Antigua & Barbuda.
Last updated: May 19, 2013