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May 27, 2015

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On May 19th was the inauguration of the shelter of the project Madres Adolescentes que Progresan, located in the district of Nuevo Progreso, Tocache province, San Martin region.

The project will benefit more than 400 teenage mothers in urban and rural areas that are pregnant or have one or more children; more than 300 adolescents who receive vocational guidance; and the Association of Women Entrepreneurs, who are dedicated to process chocolate products. Thus, it seeks to support the entire population of the district, close to 13,000 people.

The event was attended by various authorities like the acting mayor, Mr. David Pérez López; DEVIDA representative, Mr. Panaifo Del Aguila; the teacher and local coordinator of the project, Dorila Perez; the administrator of USAID project in Peru, Carla Queirolo and the Head of the Regional Program Office of USAID Peru, Gregory Swarin.

April 22, 2015

On April 21st took place the Presentation of the 2014 Americas Barometer report.  Julio Carrion (University of Delaware) and Patricia Zarate (Instituto de Estudios Peruanos) shared the main highlights of the study, including citizen’s support for democracy, confidence on government institutions, concern about corruption, and levels of insecurity perception in the region.

April 8, 2015

On March 26, Ted Gehr, Acting Mission Director, technical officers from USAID, and implementing partners, traveled to Ucayali to meet the Regional Government.  The purpose of the meeting was to share USAID cooperation strategy in Ucayali and look for ways to continue working together for the development of the region.

March 26, 2015

USAID’s Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER) program in collaboration with USAID/Peru convened a regional meeting of nearly 50 scientists and engineers to discuss their innovative work and expand Latin America & Caribbean’s regional capacity for scientific research.

February 13, 2015

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) delivered to the Regional Government of San Martin 230 uninterruptible power supply (UPS), as a part of the equipment needed to implement the "SIS GalenPlus", which is a integrated information system, allowed the integration and simplify data records, and provides reports to support the local management of health services.

January 30, 2015

During the week of January 19, USAID/Peru was visited by the Acting Assistant Administrator Ms. Elizabeth Hogan.
During her visit, Ms. Hogan was able to visit project sites in Huaraz and Pucallpa, meet with VIP Officials of the Peruvian Government, and learn about USAID/Peru's Environment program.

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