Start date: February 15, 2010 End date: June 30, 2014
Project budget: $495,960
Implementer: Open the Windows
Foster the inclusion and active participation of students with disabilities in mainstream education through:
Start date: March 19, 2007 End date: June 18, 2013
Project budget: (Life of Project) US $8.3 Million
Implementer: Tetra Tech ARD
What is the Kenya Civil Society Strengthening Program?
The Kenya Civil Society Program works with hundreds of civil society organizations to help them effectively advocate for governance reforms, conduct civic education and peace-building activities, and improve management of natural resources. The program also strengthens the capacity of civil society organizations, community based organizations, local peace structures and the Government of Kenya to reduce incidences of violent conflict and advance peace in the country.
Grantee: Caribbean Examination Council (CXC)
Duration: 3 years (September 2012-September 2015)
Funding to date: $1,559,647
Total Investment: $4,215,714
Beneficiary Countries: Barbados & OECS
What is Yes Youth Can Coast?
The Yes youth can Coast region is a USAID youth program initiative that focuses on empowering youth to participate effectively in political leadership and governance, build their entrepreneurial skills to engage in livelihood activities and enhance young people’s socio-economic base.
USAID provides assistance to the Government of Jordan and people of Jordan to address the impact of the Syria crisis. With the influx of Syrian refugees in Jordan, host communities confront increased housing costs, pressure on limited water resources, and competition for employment. To meet the growing needs of these communities, USAID has expanded its efforts through new and existing programs.
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Below are highlights of USAID activities conducted in 2008 that support women and girls in the areas of economic opportunities and entrepreneurship; political participation and leadership; education; gender-based violence; legal rights; trafficking in persons; and HIV and AIDS.
Economic Opportunities and Entrepreneurship
Women make a significant contribution to the global economy and empowering women economically can lift entire families and communities out of poverty.
Start date: September 30, 2010 End date: September 29, 2015
Project budget (Life of Project): $6.7 million
Implementer: Education Development Center (EDC)
Start date: September 30, 2009 End date: September 30, 2019
Guarantee Facility: $5 million in loans
Implementers: Savings Houses Mozhnosti and FULM
Grantees: Secretariat of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS)
Duration: 4 years (October 2011 to September 2014)
Funding to date: $900,000M (CBSI)
Total Projected investment: $5 million over four years.
Beneficiary Countries: St. Kitts & Nevis, Antigua & Barbuda, Dominica, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Grenada, Trinidad & Tobago and Suriname
Last updated: May 21, 2013