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Friday, November 26, 2021 - 5:30am

The U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), established a five-year, Php800-million ($16 million) grant facility to help civil society organizations implement biodiversity conservation, wildlife protection, natural resource management, and local climate actions in the Philippines.

The environmental conservation fund will be launched through the new Investing in Sustainability and Partnerships for Inclusive Growth and Regenerative Ecosystems (INSPIRE) project.

The project will promote natural resource conservation, and ecosystem and community resilience, by supporting civil society organizations in advocating for, and participating in, good natural resource governance. In addition, the project will support media organizations covering key natural resource governance issues, and it will help local communities better manage natural resources and mitigate the impacts of climate change.

U.S. Provides 2.58 Million More Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccines to the Philippines
Monday, September 20, 2021 - 10:00pm

The United States partnered with the COVID-19 Vaccines Global Access (COVAX) facility to deliver an additional 2,582,190 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to the Philippines as part of its worldwide effort to help end COVID-19.

The vaccines, delivered in separate shipments on September 19 and 20, were part of the 500 million doses of Pfizer the United States is making available for distribution through COVAX, a global initiative to support equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines.

U.S. Donates School Equipment to Boost Online Learning in the Philippines
Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 5:30am

As part of the United States’ commitment to support early grade learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) turned over 25 laptop computers and 479 tablets to the Philippine Department of Education (DepEd).

YouthWorks PH and Yes Pinoy Foundation to Open Up Job Opportunities for Unemployed Youth
Friday, September 3, 2021 - 5:30am

YouthWorks PH, a private sector-led initiative of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Philippine Business for Education (PBEd), launched a new partnership with Yes Pinoy Foundation, an organization founded by renowned actor and youth advocate Dingdong Dantes, to provide training and job opportunities for youth.

U.S. Provides Additional 188,370 Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccines to the Philippines
Friday, September 3, 2021 - 5:15am

On September 2, the United States delivered an additional 188,370 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to the Philippines as part of its worldwide effort to help end COVID-19.

United States Donates RT-PCR Extraction Kits to Philippine Genome Center
Friday, August 27, 2021 - 4:45am

The U.S. government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), turned over RT-PCR extraction kits equivalent to 3,000 tests to the Philippine Genome Center. These RT-PCR extraction kits will help strengthen COVID-19 testing and genomic surveillance in the Philippines.

For Mother and Child: USAID helps mothers shift to more reliable modern family planning methods in the southern Philippines
Thursday, August 26, 2021 - 10:30pm

Twenty-six-year-old Lubaina Zainal gazes out the window of her home in Buluan, Maguindanao, rocking and breastfeeding her eight-month-old baby while her other four children play quietly around her. Lubaina knows the benefits of breast milk for her newborn and that exclusive breastfeeding can be used as a modern family planning method for the first six months of her baby’s life.

USAID and DepEd Celebrate Joint Successes in Improving Early Grade Learning in the Philippines
Friday, August 13, 2021 - 4:45am

Education stakeholders gathered on August 13 for a virtual event to celebrate the collective accomplishments of the Department of Education (DepEd) and USAID Philippines in improving early grade reading and literacy in the country this past year, amid the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

USAID and Local Partners Launch New Partnerships for Youth Training Ahead of National Tech-Voc Day
Friday, August 6, 2021 - 2:00am

Youthworks PH, a private sector-led initiative by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Philippine Business for Education (PBEd) is facilitating the opening of more than 300 work-based training slots for youth not in education, employment, or training in the renewable energy sector and food and beverage industry in time for National Tech-Voc Day on August 25.

USAID Donates Php12 Million in Equipment to the Department of Education to Support Access to Education for Out-of-School Youth
Wednesday, July 14, 2021 - 2:15am

On July 14, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) handed over Php12 million ($240,000) worth of distance learning equipment to the Department of Education (DepEd) for its Alternative Learning System (ALS) e-Skwela Learning Centers.

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