Fact Sheets

USAID aims to improve the Arabic reading skills of DHH children in grades 1 through 3 in schools for the deaf by improving the availability and quality of reading materials and teacher resources. To achieve this, USAID developed software to help teachers and parents easily create and publish MSL-supported educational materials to teach reading to DHH students.

VectorWorks is a global malaria prevention project, funded by the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI). The purpose of the VectorWorks project is to support countries to achieve and maintain high levels of coverage and use of insecticide-treated mosquito nets (ITNs) as well as to facilitate the adoption of proven alternative vector management interventions, including those targeting specific sites or populations.

USAID’s Global Health Supply Chain Procurement and Supply Management (PSM) project employs cutting-edge technologies and commercial best practices to increase the efficiency of health supply chains.  The project ensures an uninterrupted supply of health commodities to people around the world, supporting U.S. global public health initiatives. 

USAID’s LINKAGES project aims to strengthen HIV response in Angola to help reduce HIV transmission among female sex workers, men who have sex with men, transgender persons, and people who inject drugs, all identified by UNAIDS as key populations. The project’s main objective is to ensure that these communities have access to prevention, care, treatment and services. LINKAGES also promotes structural interventions that pave the way for an AIDS-free generation in Angola.

The USAID Health for All project supports the Angolan Ministry of Health, the National Directorate of Public Health, the National Malaria Control Program, and the National Institute for the Fight Against AIDS in the effective use of Angola’s resources to meet the health needs of its population.

The international non-profit organization Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture (CNFA) is implementing a five-year USAID-funded Farmer-to-Farmer (F2F) program in Southern Africa, including Angola, Malawi and Mozambique.

USAID’s Creating Sustainable Community Water, Sanitation & Hygiene project improves community-managed water and sanitation facilities. The project encourages the adoption of hygiene practices to reduce waterborne diseases in Songo Municipality, Uige Province. It is better known in this region of Angola in the Kikongo dialect as Maza yi Moyo - Water is Life!

USAID’s Community-Managed Water and Sanitation project improves water governance. Through a system of community water management activities, we help ensure affordability of water for consumers and the maintenance of water infrastructures. An important component of this system is creation and empowerment of community water and sanitation management structures through social mobilization. We also assist local administrations to plan and implement the system in their jurisdiction.

Many of Angola’s small- and medium-sized enterprises in the health, agriculture, education, tourism and manufacturing sectors, lack access to private capital to grow their businesses. This leads to weak economic growth.

Heavy rains in March 2015 displaced approximately 10,000 people whose homes were washed away in the deluge, killing more than 100.  Inresponse, the Ministry of Petroleum reached out to Association of Oil Exploration Companies in Angola (ACEPA) member companies for assistance.  Twelve companies pooled a combined $1.2 million to support the development of a new community on safer ground, the 11 de Marco neighborhoods in Cabrais, Catumbela Municipality


Last updated: May 27, 2018

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