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Two girls in a second grade class at the Soyama Primary School practice reading with one of the new supplementary books.
October 26, 2016

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), today joined the Ministry of Education in rolling out a comprehensive community outreach model designed to improve learning outcomes of children in grades one through eight. USAID’s READ Community Outreach activity will reach students in nearly 2,500 schools in the Amhara, Oromia, SNNP, Somali and Tigray regions.

Chargé d'Affaires Peter Vrooman and hospital staff talk with a patient.
October 24, 2016

U.S. Embassy Chargé d'Affaires Peter Vrooman visited the Cure hospital on 12 October 2016 to learn about their work to train pediatric orthopedic surgeons and provide modern medical and surgical care to physically disabled children

A worker lifts a pallet onto the vertical racking system in a Pharmaceutical Fund and Supply Agency warehouse in Kality.
September 29, 2016

The U.S. Government, through the U.S Agency for International Development (USAID), today announced the closeout of its ten-year, $283 million Supply Chain Management System project. Through the project, USAID strengthened health supply chain management to build the capacity of the Ministry of Health to better provide life-saving HIV commodities such as laboratory supplies, pharmaceuticals, food-by-prescription products (therapeutic food for malnourished people living with HIV), infection prevention materials, and other supplies.

With this loan agreement, businesswomen like Asmeret will be able to apply for financing to expand their businesses.
September 29, 2016

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency have signed a new loan portfolio guarantee agreement with Enat Bank. The agreement guarantees up to 50 percent of losses on $10 million in loans, allowing the bank to offer more loans to women entrepreneurs and expanding the its capacity to lend to small- and medium-sized businesses.

USAID Ethiopia Mission Director Leslie Reed participates in a panel discussion about efforts to improve nutrition in Ethiopia.
September 15, 2016

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Save the Children and the Government of Ethiopia today celebrated the achievements of USAID’s multi-sector nutrition activity, Empowering New Generations to Improve Nutrition and Economic Opportunities (commonly known as ENGINE). The activity provided nutrition services for more than 5.6 million children under five years of age and reduced child chronic malnutrition in targeted areas by 16 percent.

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