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June 13, 2018

Assistance provides safety net for leap of faith in Tešanj

Very early in her life, Ajla faced one of her most difficult life challenges: Being a single, teen-aged mom. She had no qualifications and no prospects for employment beyond poorly paid odd jobs to provide for herself and her son, in the small town of Tešanj, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and after years of that, she decided one day that just scraping by was not good enough. She knew what she wanted to do, but without a job or money, she needed help taking the first step.

June 5, 2018

As part of its broader effort to promote social inclusion for marginalized youth, USAID provided assistance to Student UNTZ, the University of Tuzla’s Women’s Volleyball Club, which trains young women and girls, including Roma and other socially excluded youth, in volleyball sports. Through its Marginalized Populations Support Program, USAID provided team t-shirts, trainers, tracksuits, volleyballs and other sports equipment. 

May 15, 2018

More than 20 years after signing the Dayton Peace Accords, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) continues to struggle to overcome the effects of conflict. BiH is largely rebuilt, but economic growth remains slow.

May 14, 2018

Film will be used as catalyst for larger conversation on reconciliation and peace.

May 10, 2018

Through this project, USAID works to make youth the principal agents of social and political change in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Last updated: June 18, 2018

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