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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.
 

United States Announces Funding To Support Upcoming Elections In The Kyrgyz Republic
Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 4:30am

Today, the U.S. Embassy in the Kyrgyz Republic announces the intention of the United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), to provide timely assistance for the upcoming presidential and parliamentary elections in the Kyrgyz Republic in support of the Kyrgyz people as they choose their next representatives in government.

Over 120 horticulture exporters from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan are listed in the catalogue.
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 7:45am

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has published a detailed Directory of Central Asian Horticulture Exporters to provide key information on local producers to potential buyers around the world, in order to help Central Asian agricultural products reach new markets. The directory is intended for use by horticulture importers, distributors, retail buyers, and international trade fair organizers.

These books include 45 new and adapted titles in Kyrgyz and Russian languages appropriate for primary grade students.
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 9:45am

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.
Thursday, August 27, 2020 - 7:45am

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.
Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 7:00am

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.
Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 5:30am

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.

The focus will be on infection control, disease prevention, detection, diagnosis, treatment, and public information.
Friday, March 20, 2020 - 5:00am

The U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is granting more than 66 million soms ($913,000) to three specialized organizations to increase the Kyrgyz Republic’s ability to respond to the ongoing COVID-19  pandemic. The focus will be on infection control, disease prevention, detection, diagnosis, treatment, and public information. These priority areas and interventions were designed in consultations with the Ministry of Health and the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic.

Vice Prime Minister Omurbekova receives the symbolic box of equipment from USAID Mission Director Gary Linden.
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 7:00am

In an official ceremony today, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) handed over personal protective equipment to the Ministry of Health of the Kyrgyz Republic. This donation is part of the United States’ early assistance to prepare for any potential spread of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus disease, within the Kyrgyz Republic.

The donation will allow the company to automate and increase its production, improve safety standards, and reach new markets. 
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 5:00am

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has donated new and modern equipment to the Aman GreenFood LLC company, a Kyrgyzstani business specialized in the production of natural honey and honey-based products. 

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