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    Las Rosas: Saving for the Future

    Women form a weaving cooperative to provide for their families and have dignified work. USAID helps them build the financial and organizational skills to make it successful. Read the story

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    A Future for His Family in Guatemala

    The story of a farmer in Guatemala’s Western Highlands, and how USAID is providing an alternate choice over illegal migration to the United States. Read the story

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    USAID Celebrates MAINA’s First Year of Operation

    The Integrated Attention Model for Children and Adolescents (MAINA) is the first center in Latin America to integrate justice sector institutions under one roof for the comprehensive care of youth victims of violence. Read the story

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    Constructing a Sustainable Future for Communities and Forests in Guatemala

    USAID’s work conserving biodiversity through economic opportunities. Read the story

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    USAID Strengthens the Private Sector Through Technology

    How one Guatemalan company is creating jobs and keeping people employed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the story

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    Bridging Youth with Opportunities Through Technology

    USAID’s Puentes Project is enabling youth between the ages of 15 and 24 to take control of their future by providing them with an education and the skills to access opportunities and improve their livelihoods. Read the story

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    Disease-Resistant Plants Help Guatemala Recover From Coffee Rust

    Training women to graft rust-resistant coffee seedlings prevents crop failure, conserves natural resources, increases economic security, and improves gender dynamics. Read the story

Last updated: October 19, 2020

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