Kabul, Afghanistan – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with the Afghan government, and the private sector launched a public awareness campaign to encourage consumers, financial institutions, businesses, and the government, to use mobile phones to access financial services electronically across the country.
H.E Dr. Ferozuddin Feroz, Minister of Public Health, welcomed a delegation from the International Confederation Midwives to a meeting to introduce the Midwifery Services Framework developed by International Confederation Midwives to Afghanistan.
Kabul, Afghanistan – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of Public Health announced a partnership that will enable the Afghan government to better identify local revenue streams in order to provide sustainable, affordable health services to its citizens.
First Lady Rula Ghani gave the keynote graduation address today to more than 300 USAID Promote Women’s Leadership Development students at Amani High School.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through its University Support and Workforce Development Program (USWDP) supported the establishment of the Master of Educational Leadership and Management at the Shaheed Professor Rabbani Education University. USWDP along with its technical partner, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, developed the degree to meet international standards.
The Afghanistan Workforce Development Program celebrated the successful completion of a two-week demand-driven skills training program for 402 women in the cities of Kabul, Jalalabad and Kandahar.
The eighth Career Development Center was opened under USAID’s Afghanistan University Support and Workforce Development Program on Monday. This newest center is located at Shaheed Rabbani Education University in Kabul.
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN – The U. S. Government provided $80 million to Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund as part of the ongoing commitment to improve the welfare of the Afghan people through the New Development Partnership. Release of the money is tied to the Afghan government’s achievement of specific development results and implementation of key policy reforms, including improved revenue collection, reducing corruption and reducing poverty by helping the poor and marginalized, especially women.
The U.S. government is investing an additional $50 million in two on-going projects to stimulate immediate job creation for the Afghan people.
Last updated: March 08, 2016