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Friday, September 16, 2022 - 7:30am

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Development Policy Institute (DPI) held the Forum of Aimaks – 2022, an annual exchange of the best practices in local government. More than 100 representatives of government agencies, development partners, and local governments from Jalal- Abad, Issyk-Kul, Naryn, and Osh oblasts attended the forum.

Representatives of Ananyev, Zhany-Aryk, Ak-Zhar, and Akman municipalities shared their experience in organizing information services, removing solid waste, and expanding drinking water supply services using local resources and public-private partnerships. These local self-governments also involved citizens in the decision-making process through public discussions of the local budget and tariffs and monitoring the service delivery process.

Partnership with the U.S. government enabled the factory to employ more than 100 people, mostly local women.
Wednesday, September 14, 2022 - 11:30am

Up to 40,000 pieces of men’s, women’s, and children’s clothing per day will be produced at Pasadena Moda’s new garment factory in Aravan with equipment provided by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).  Partnership with the U.S. government enabled the factory to employ more than 100 people, mostly local women.

“This equipment will support the Kyrgyz Republic’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic and  contribute to strengthening the overall capacity of our country’s health system” said Deputy Minister of Health of Kyrgyzstan Nuriyla Sherieva.
Tuesday, August 16, 2022 - 8:00am

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) provided state-of-the-art equipment to leading hospitals in the Kyrgyz Republic that will strengthen their capacity to diagnose COVID-19 and other communicable diseases and prevent their spread. This assistance is a part of USAID’s ongoing support to the country’s response to COVID-19 pandemic. Deputy Minister of Health Nuriyla Sherieva presided over today’s handover ceremony. 

With expanded capacity, Green Export KG has become a new stable buyer for more than 500 households in Kadamjai who produce raspberries in their homes.
Tuesday, July 19, 2022 - 1:45am

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) provided new flash freezing equipment to Green Export KG, a fruit storage facility in Kadamjai district of Batken oblast. The new equipment enables Green Export KG to process up to 20 tons of raspberries per day. Flash freezing allows storage of raspberries for longer periods. This will help increase raspberry exports to neighboring countries. 

More than 600 schools and 43 public libraries across the Kyrgyz Republic hosted these camps.
Friday, July 8, 2022 - 7:30am

In June more than 30,000 early grade students attended summer reading and math camps organized with support from the USAID Okuu Keremet! project and the Ministry of Education and Science of the Kyrgyz Republic. More than 600 schools and 43 public libraries across the Kyrgyz Republic hosted these camps. The camps offered fun and practical learning experiences for children during their summer holidays to reinforce their functional literacy skills.

“This is why we joined hands with everyone who could help to make the street safe”
Wednesday, July 6, 2022 - 4:45am

Residents of Kurshab village in Kyrgyzstan’s Osh region came together to repair and improve almost 3 km of pedestrian sidewalk in the village. The initiative was led by a group of local activists to improve the safety of pedestrians on the busiest street of the village. They managed to mobilize the community around this issue and raise funding. The process was supported by USAID’s Jigerduu Jarandar project that aims to support local initiatives. 

According to the Deputy Finance Minister Ulugbek Kalenderov, “Paying taxes is a civic duty, and the duty of the state is to manage the funds received efficiently and transparently. The key to success is cooperation between the state and civil society”
Thursday, June 16, 2022 - 5:45am

The Ministry of Finance and USAID launched The Public Procurement Transparency and Accountability Forum in the Kyrgyz Republic. The Forum serves as a platform for civil society to come together and connect with the Government organizations of Kyrgyz Republic, exchange information, share citizens’ concerns and ensure accountability and transparency in contract implementation and management of public funds.  
 
The Forum was organized as part of the Fiscal Accountability and Sustainable Trade (FAST) project, funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).

USAID and the Ombudsperson’s Institute have a long history of cooperation.
Friday, June 10, 2022 - 7:00am

Today, USAID Mission Director Kaya Adams met with the Ombudsperson of the Kyrgyz Republic Atyr Abdrakhmatova to discuss partnership in improving citizens’ access to justice and promoting human rights and freedoms in the Kyrgyz Republic. USAID and the Ombudsperson’s Institute have a long history of cooperation. Currently, they are working together on the 115 Hotline to provide free legal advice to citizens. USAID’s Jigerduu Jarandar project has provided qualified lawyers who consult over the phone on a wide range of legal issues, such as land disputes, civil rights, citizens’ legal status, and family issues. 

Friday, June 10, 2022 - 3:30am

From May 30 to June 10, 2022, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) project "Safe Migration in Central Asia" (SMICA), implemented by Winrock International, in cooperation with training centers for judges, prosecutors and lawyers and in partnership with UNODC in Kyrgyzstan, conducted training for 66 judges, prosecutors, investigators and advocates from all regions of Kyrgyzstan.

The cooperation between USAID and SotsAgro is expected to create more than 100 new jobs for residents of Kaltar and neighboring villages. 
Wednesday, June 8, 2022 - 7:00am

On June 8, 2022, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) handed over modern equipment to SotsAgro poultry farm. The new equipment worth 6.8 million Kyrgyz soms will enable SotsAgro to double the production capacity of high-quality poultry and animal feed critical for agricultural production in the country.

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