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January 31, 2018

Kenya is classified among the most water scarce countries in the world. This fact, coupled with more frequent cycles of severe weather and depleting natural resources, is making water less available for agricultural and domestic use, especially in the country’s arid and semi-arid regions.

USAID Kenya and East Africa Mission Director, Tina Dooley-Jones giving remarks during the Kenya Women Parliamentary Association (KEWOPA) induction workshop
January 23, 2018

I am pleased to be here today. Congratulations members of the 12th parliament on your election and nomination to serve the people of Kenya. This is something to be proud of -- public service is a great honor and responsibility. At USAID, we have been pleased to partner with Kenya Women Parliamentary Association -- KEWOPA -- an organization committed to empowering women to reach their political potential, no matter which party they belong too. Women’s participation, after all, is not a partisan issue.

January 19, 2018

How do you impact a new generation of young people and turn Kenya’s youth bulge into a demographic dividend for decades to come?  By motivating youth with the opportunity to acquire the skills and support they need to succeed; while making sure that the skills and support they receive come from a training model developed with private sector employers looking to build their workforce. 

January 19, 2018

Every year, thousands of academically gifted and motivated Kenyan students drop out of school because they cannot afford to continue their secondary education.  Wings to Fly, an innovative public-private partnership founded by the Equity Group Foundation, gives these top-performing but economically disadvantaged students an opportunity to pursue their academic dreams. 

January 17, 2018

Power Africa, a U.S. Government initiative to double electricity access in sub-Saharan Africa, today launched the Guide to Community Engagement for Power Projects in Kenya. The Guide outlines how electricity producers can best engage with electricity consumers.

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