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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.

USAID supported more than 1,000 patients in completing the long and often difficult TB treatment process
Friday, March 24, 2017 - 6:30am

Today, March 24, the U.S. Government commemorates World TB Day by reaffirming its commitment to eradicating tuberculosis (TB) with the Kyrgyz Republic. Through the USAID Defeat TB project, the U.S. is investing over $12 million over five years in the health and future of the Kyrgyzstani people.

The Kyrgyz booth served boorsok and kymys to visitors as they enjoyed classic melodies from traditional komuz players.
Friday, February 10, 2017 - 1:30am

From January 26-29, seven tour operators from the Kyrgyz Republic participated in the Eastern Mediterranean Travel and Tourism (EMITT) fair in Istanbul, with support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). In partnership with the Turkish travel and media firm, Gezimanya, USAID also hosted several promotional events at the exhibition to generate additional interest in Kyrgyzstan among foreign tour operators, tourism social media bloggers and traditional media outlets. As a result, Kyrgyzstani tour operators negotiated 42 potential contracts for the 2017 summer season.

More than 5,000 people attended the Kyrgyz booth
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 10:15pm

From January 18-22, USAID supported the Kyrgyz Tourism Department’s participation in the International Tourism Trade Fair (FITUR) Madrid exhibition. FITUR is a leading European tourism fair and a total 9,500 tourism companies from 165 countries participated in this year’s event.

The study assessed the reading achievements of students in grades 1 through 4
Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 11:00pm

According to an assessment of the USAID Reading Together project presented on Tuesday, January 17, primary grade students who participate in the project demonstrate significantly improved reading skills. Teachers trained through USAID Reading Together have also increased their use of effective teaching methods, and more parents are reading with their children as result of the project.

Teachers received certificates after completing the training
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 12:15am

24 teachers from two primary schools for blind and visually impaired children in Bishkek and Osh received training on innovative methods for teaching reading and writing to children. The teachers gained new skills and practice on using teaching technologies like specialized software and smartphones alongside traditional Braille methods (reading and writing by touch) when working with blind and low vision children.


Last updated: July 07, 2021

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