Young boys enjoy clean water piped to their community. USAID partners with Indonesia to tackle a problem faced by four out of 10 Indonesians – lack of access to clean water and sanitation.
USAID developed Indonesia’s first leveled reading books, which is proven to be an effective tool to improve reading skills and comprehension. In 2015, USAID distributed 8 million books to 13,000 primary schools across Indonesia
In Indonesia TB infected one person at about every 30 seconds. USAID has helped Indonesia become more efficient in diagnosing multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis, thus reducing pre-treatment deaths by 60 percent over the past six years
Dr. Harkunti P. Rahayu, from Bandung Institute of Technology, uses data and logic models to improve near-shore tsunami early warning systems. USAID supports scientists across Indonesia who are addressing the world’s most intractable problems.
A master trainer demonstrates how to vaccinate poultry from Bird Flu. USAID assists Indonesia in its leadership role in the Global Health Security Agenda, by providing bird flu prevention training to animal health workers in 80 percent of the country
To help increase government transparency and efficiency, USAID helped Indonesia establish a case tracking system, which allows increased access to information and efficient case management. It is now used in all district courts in Indonesia.
Indonesia is the third largest democracy in the world, the largest economy in Southeast Asia, and home to some of the world’s richest biodiversity. Indonesia enjoys steady economic growth and has emerged as a regional leader; however, the country faces environmental and other development challenges.
This populous nation’s young democracy, emerging economy and strategic location make Indonesia an important partner to the United States.
Last updated: March 17, 2017