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Wednesday, November 24, 2021 - 2:00am

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is distributing electronic tablets to more than 1,600 schools and district education departments across the country. These tablets will provide teachers at each school participating in USAID’s Okuu Keremet! Project with useful resources and applications to help  them improve the quality of their lessons and testing methodology in the subjects of reading and math.
  
As USAID/Kyrgyz Republic Acting Mission Director Keith Simmons welcomed the delivery of the tablets emphasizing, “Reading and math are the building blocks for lifelong learning and for success in a 21st century economy. That is why we are working with tens of thousands of school teachers at over 1,600 public schools across Kyrgyzstan to help them teach these two subjects more effectively.” 
 
With these tablets teachers can access numerous training materials for their professional development. Okuu Keremet! developed special modules on teaching reading and math which feature short videos of teaching advice and strategies developed by Kyrgyz teachers colleagues throughout the country.
 

Support from USAID has helped the business to create more than 100 new jobs this year alone. 
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 11:15am

On April 20, 2021, Oskar Moda organized an official opening ceremony of its expanded apparel factory in Bishkek. The new facility was opened in partnership with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Support from USAID has helped the business to create more than 100 new jobs this year alone. 

The company's employees, around 30 women, produce chapans, kuraks, beldemchi and blankets with traditional Kyrgyz designs.
Monday, March 29, 2021 - 11:45am

On March 25, 2021, Ms. Pardakan Tomueva organized an official opening ceremony of the expansion of her Sedep Apparel Factory in Tengi village of Jalal-Abad region. The new shop was opened in partnership with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). 

“This is truly something to celebrate-Kyrgyz made books in the hands of Kyrgyz children".
Thursday, March 18, 2021 - 3:45am

On March 18, 2021 the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) presented the results of the Time to Read project implemented in partnership with the Ministry of Education and Science and the Ministry of Culture. This five-year initiative instilled innovative methods of teaching reading in primary schools across the country. The project also provided 1.5 million children’s books to schools and libraries. 

The project is using these data to inform parents about better nutrition practices like healthy diets and breastfeeding.
Thursday, March 18, 2021 - 3:15am

USAID’s Advancing Nutrition project recently conducted a study on nutritional challenges that negatively affect the health of mothers and children in Batken and Jalal-Abad. The data indicate that children under two are not getting enough vitamins and nutrients due to unhealthy practices like eating “junk food.” The project is using these data to inform parents about better nutrition practices like healthy diets and breastfeeding.

The beds are easy to set up, move, and operate, and they provide special features to ensure patient safety and facilitate treatment.
Wednesday, March 10, 2021 - 6:00am

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) provided  the National Tuberculosis Center (NTC) with 78 hospital beds worth more than 24 million soms. These modern emergency relief beds are tailored for patients’ needs while they spend weeks and months in treatment from tuberculosis. The USAID Cure Tuberculosis Project partnered with a humanitarian organization, Project C.U.R.E., to organize the delivery of these beds from the United States to the Kyrgyz Republic. 

Thanks to this emergency initiative, more than 2,500 survivors of domestic and gender-based violence received social, legal and psychological support from eleven civil society organizations (CSOs) funded by the Jigerduu Jarandar project.
Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 5:30am

The important results that civil society organization-government partnerships have achieved in the Kyrgyz Republic in the field of combating domestic violence were discussed today at a conference in Bishkek, which marked the completion of USAID-funded Jigerduu Jarandar project’s Covid-19 rapid response grants program.  

Friday, December 18, 2020 - 5:00am

Experts and journalists discussed the most pressing issues that migrants raised during online consultations organized by the Resource Center for the Elderly with support from USAID. More than 500 people received professional consultations on renewal of registration, air travel, replacement of passports and other issues. Results of this project were discussed during a special press café devoted to the International Migrants Day.

These state-of-the-art, lifesaving devices will supply the hospitals’ intensive care units with purified oxygen, which is critical for COVID-19 patients with severe symptoms.
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 7:00am

In continued efforts by the U.S. government to assist the Kyrgyz Republic in the fight against COVID-19, on November 25 the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) handed over six high-capacity oxygen concentrators to five hospitals in Bishkek, Chui, and Osh. These state-of-the-art, lifesaving devices will supply the hospitals’ intensive care units with purified oxygen, which is critical for COVID-19 patients with severe symptoms. This equipment was handed over as part of USAID assistance to the Kyrgyz Republic in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic at a virtual ceremony hosted by U.S. Ambassador Donald Lu. 

The CSOs took action to help victims across the country as a response to the rise in domestic violence across the Kyrgyz Republic during COVID-19 related lockdowns.
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 2:45am

More than 1,500 survivors of domestic and gender-based violence received social and psychological support from civil society organizations (CSOs) funded by the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Jigerduu Jarandar project.

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