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These books include 45 new and adapted titles in Kyrgyz and Russian languages appropriate for primary grade students.
September 23, 2020

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) donated 285,000 children’s books to more than 1,000 public schools and libraries across the Kyrgyz Republic. These books include 45 new and adapted titles in Kyrgyz and Russian languages appropriate for primary grade students. The official handover ceremony took place today at the Bayalinov Library with the participation of the Deputy Minister of Culture, Information, and Tourism Mr. Kairat Imanaliev, USAID/Kyrgyz Republic Acting Mission Director Ms. Alder Bartlett and Director of the Pre-School, Basic and High School Education Department of Ministry of Education and Science Marat Usenaliev.

This partnership is a response to the rise in domestic violence cases documented since March 2020 when lockdowns due to the COVID-19 outbreak were instituted.
August 27, 2020

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded $230,000 in grants to eleven civil society organizations (CSOs) in the Kyrgyz Republic to protect and support survivors of gender-based and domestic violence during the COVID-19 pandemic. These funds will be used to expand shelters, provide psychological and legal support to victims, and enhance other efforts in this field across the Kyrgyz Republic. These grants are provided through the USAID Jigerduu Jarandar project. 

This funding will improve infection control in health care facilities, testing, diagnosis, and help inform the public about risks of COVID-19.
August 13, 2020

The U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is providing more than 190 million soms ($2,500,000) to support the Kyrgyz Republic’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. This funding will improve infection control in health care facilities, testing, diagnosis, and help inform the public about risks of COVID-19. These priority areas and interventions were designed in consultations with the Ministry of Health and the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic.

Through this project’s support, more than 2,000 people living with HIV started or restarted their life-saving treatment.
August 5, 2020

In the last five years, the USAID Central Asia HIV Flagship Activity helped conduct over 57,000 HIV tests in Kyrgyzstan, identifying more than 1,200 previously undetected cases of HIV infection. Through this project’s support, more than 2,000 people living with HIV started or restarted their life-saving treatment. The project held its online closeout conference today, announcing these and other results from the last five years of work.

Avaz and his mother are happy that they finally received a birth certificate with the help of a free legal aid center. USAID help to open 10 of such centers across Kyrgyzstan.
June 27, 2020

The program fostered effective collaboration between civil society and the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic to improve the delivery of social services, strengthen the capacity of civil society organizations, and increase access to justice for the most vulnerable populations.

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