Every day, all over the world, USAID brings peace to those who endure violence, health to those who struggle with sickness, and prosperity to those who live in poverty. It is these individuals — these uncounted thousands of lives — that are the true measure of USAID’s successes and the true face of USAID's programs.
In recent years, a number of Kosovo’s local governments have improved services to their citizens as part of efforts to achieve efficient municipal administrations. However, despite improved civil registration services, the municipalities of Vushtrri/Vučitrn, Pejë/Peć and Štrpce/Shtërpcë, struggled to cope with increased requests for vital records, such as birth and marriage certificates and proof of residence.
As Mutua Kaite walks along the terraces of his 4-acre farm in southeastern Kenya, he points to the bounty of growing crops. Five years ago, the land was dry and Kaite’s crops suffered.
Even in a computer’s voice, the story being recited loudly over the speakers is so engrossing that 13-year-old Khushiya hasn’t bothered to blink in the last 20 seconds. In a classroom at Vejalpur Primary School in the western Indian state of Gujarat, sit about 30 students with their eyes locked on the monitor displaying the text of a story about a tree and its leaves. English is not their first language but as the computer narrates, the children repeat each word with near perfect pronunciation.
Për shkak të kushteve politike në këtë vend të vogël të Ballkanit, shumë biznese kosovare e kanë të vështirë të krijojnë partneritete të reja brenda komunitetit të tyre, e lëre më të ndërtojnë besim me një biznes nga ndonjë rajon ose komunitet etnik tjetër.
Zbog političkih uslova u ovoj maloj balkanskoj zemlji, mnogim preduzećima sa Kosova izazov predstavlja stvaranje novih partnerstava unutar sopstvene etničke zajednice—a da ne govorimo o izgradnji poverenja sa preduzećem iz drugog regiona ili etničke zajednice.
In Azerbaijan, men make up the vast majority of agricultural entrepreneurs. And while most agribusiness managers are male, those engaged in the field and post-harvest work, which accounts for most of the jobs in the sector, are predominantly female. Fortunately, as the agricultural sector grows, new opportunities are opening up for women.
A lot of taxpayers’ money has gone up in smoke with the purchase of $700 ashtrays and other items in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). But most citizens did not know how bad it was until recently.
In western Zimbabwe’s Tsholotsho district, a dedicated and forward-thinking group of men is breaking down the traditional perceptions of gender roles. They are taking the lead on improving poor sanitation and hygiene practices to enhance the health of their communities, recognizing that these goals must be accomplished before food security challenges can be addressed.
Kao čelnica Udruženja za ostomiju Kosova, Arta Uka nastoji da pomogne Kosovarima koji imaju ostomiju – veštački otvor u nekom od telesnih organa napravljen hirurškom operacijom.
Last updated: April 28, 2017