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December 3, 2020

BACKGROUND

Jordan has made important progress expanding access to quality water, education, and health services. It boasts a youthful workforce, vibrant local business community, growing civil society, and increasing capacity for good governance. However, unemployment is high, particularly among women and youth, and the rapidly growing population and influx of refugees from regional crises are straining the country’s limited resources, threatening to derail the country’s continued development.

October 20, 2020

he U.S. Embassy in Amman welcomed to Jordan this month new United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director Sherry F. Carlin. Ms. Carlin formally assumed her duties in a virtual ceremony with U.S. Ambassador Henry Wooster on October 15 while Ms. Carlin remained in quarantine following the Jordanian Ministry of Health guidelines.

September 28, 2020

Meet Malak! A graduate of Al-Zaytooneh University, she took trainings in data visualization, infographics, social media planning, election law, and electoral processes through the USAID-funded Ana Usharek program, implemented by the National Democratic Institute. Now, she is using what she learned to design posters, flyers, and videos to raise awareness about elections.

July 8, 2020

USAID works with the Government of Jordan to strengthen the delivery and quality of health, education, and water services throughout the Kingdom in order to ensure the country’s economic stability and security.

July 6, 2020

In 2018, the Ministry of Education launched its five-year Education Strategic Plan to ensure that all children and youth can gain the skills and knowledge to succeed in a 21st-century knowledge economy. USAID supports the Government of Jordan as it expands access to quality education for children and youth throughout Jordan and makes sure aspiring teachers have the skills to engage their students and prepare them for lifelong learning.

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