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The five-day training included a mix of classroom studies and a two-day mountain trek
May 26, 2017

The U.S. Government, through USAID, partnered with the Kyrgyz Mountain Guides Association to train 75 trekking guides from May 10 through 24. Trekking guides from across the country were trained on customer care, international safety, and geographical orientation. The five-day training included a mix of classroom studies and a two-day mountain trek at an altitude of 2,300 meters in the Jyrgalan Valley. This was the first large-scale trekking guide training in Kyrgyzstan—an event which the Kyrgyz Mountain Guides Association intends to continue in the future.

April 27, 2017

Research reveals a number of risk factors related to violence that exist within the studied youth population of southern Kyrgyzstan.

Each library will receive a set of 1,639 books featuring tales, stories, riddles, and poetry.
April 21, 2017

On April 21, during the World Book Day celebration at Kurmanjan Datka Square in Bishkek, U.S. Ambassador to the Kyrgyz Republic Sheila Gwaltney announced a donation of over 130,000 books to 80 children’s libraries across the country. The United States will contribute the books through its USAID Reading Together project, which improves the reading skills of early grade students.

The app enables citizens to upload photos, track other messages and read the news of the Mayor's Office.
April 14, 2017

A new mobile application, OshCity, allows Osh residents to send appeals, complaints and recommendations directly to the Mayor’s Office or 25 municipal services, which will greatly simplify communication between citizens and the Mayor’s Office. In addition, the app enables citizens to upload photos, track other messages and read the news of the Mayor's Office.

The kiosks will inform travelers about their rights and steps they can take to avoid becoming victims of human trafficking.
April 12, 2017

On April 10, 2017, the U.S. Government through USAID launched two information terminals at Manas International Airport to prevent human trafficking and protect the rights of Kyrgyzstani migrants traveling abroad.

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