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U.S. Chargé d'affaires to Ethiopia Peter Vrooman tries his hand as a barista at the 7th Africa Barista Championship & All Star Challenge booth. The booth is sponsored by USAID’s East Africa Trade and Investment Hub.
February 15, 2017

Your Excellency President Mulatu Teshome, Your presence here today is testament to how important the work of the African Fine Coffees Association is for Ethiopia, as well as for the continent as a whole.

A health extension worker provides counseling on family planning contraceptives in a house in Gedeb Hsasa, Oromia Region.
January 17, 2017

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and its partners Pathfinder and John Snow, Inc., marked the successful completion of the Integrated Family Health Program, its flagship maternal, newborn and child health support and family planning program. The program enhanced the capacity and built the skills of public sector health care providers and civil society organizations in 300 woredas (districts) of Amhara, Benshangul-Gumuz, Oromia, Somali, Tigray, and Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples regions.

"Mulu Alemnesh and Friends Fast Food General Partnership" a cooperative composed of nine members (five with hearing impairment a
January 5, 2017

Over the past three years, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) supported the Ethiopian Center for Disability and Development (ECDD) to help hundreds of people with disabilities to prepare for and enter the workforce. The Inclusive Skills Training and Employment Program for and by persons with disabilities was designed to bolster Ethiopia’s efforts to support disability inclusive development.

Nurse Shifraw Amene examines a pregnant woman at the Semen Health Center.
December 20, 2016

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and its partner Jhpiego marked the successful completion of the Strengthening Basic Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care Project of the global Maternal and Child Survival Program. With the aim of contributing to the ultimate goal of ending preventable child and maternal deaths within a generation the program supported 44 health centers with maternal and newborn health interventions and 24 health facilities in strengthening postpartum family planning services in Oromia, Amhara, the SNNP and Tigray regions. Results of the program include that 19,250 pregnant women received care prior to giving birth; 23,000 mothers successfully delivered at health facilities; 279 newborns who couldn’t breathe when born were saved through successful resuscitation; and 14,000 women received family planning counseling after giving birth.

April 10, 2014
USAID official Jeanne Rideout watches as one of four Ethiopian mothers receive the 2014 REAL Awards.
USAID official Jeanne Rideout watches as one of four Ethiopian mothers receive the 2014 REAL Awards for their outstanding contributions to the fight against HIV.
Karen Ottoni, USAID Ethiopia

Four Ethiopian HIV-positive mothers have received the 2014 REAL Awards, due to their outstanding contributions to the fight against HIV, particularly to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV. The global award is designed to develop greater respect and appreciation for health workers and the lifesaving care they provide.

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