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June 30, 2016

When giving birth, millions of women in Kenya come as close to meeting death as they do life.  Home deliveries, where traditional midwives are often ill-equipped to detect or manage emergencies in time, can easily turn tragic and are a major contributor to maternal and child deaths. Devolution is changing this scenario for women in the far reaches of Kenya

June 30, 2016

Meet Amtech Technologies Ltd., a Kenyan software development company that has introduced local businesses, cooperatives and 26,000 dairy farmers to a simple and promising tech solution that makes fair and fast payments possible.

June 30, 2016

Unlike most girls born into poverty, three young Kenyan women – all recipients of scholarships and mentorship opportunitiesfrom the Global Give Back Circle (GGBC) – are leading the global discussion on girls’ empowerment.

June 29, 2016

Ambassador Maalim, I recall our meeting on February 18, 2016, when both our organizations shared updates on the progress in the development of our strategies. I want to congratulate you and IGAD for completing your new five-year strategy. At USAID East Africa, we have also recently completed our East Africa Regional Development Cooperation Strategy (RDCS).

June 28, 2016

On July 29, 2016, the United States Agency for International Development for Kenya and East Africa (USAID/KEA) and the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) will sign a five-year Regional Development Objectives Grant Agreement. The agreement describes IGAD and USAID’s shared development priorities to promote sustainable regional economic integration; improve systems to respond to development risks, such as those related to climate change, drought and violent extremism; and strengthen IGAD’s organizational leadership.

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