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U.S. Government-Backed Organization Opens New Shelter for Trafficking Survivors
December 1, 2017

The Fellowship for Organizing Endeavors (FORGE), Inc., with support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), on November 29, 2017 opened a new shelter in Cebu City for boys rescued from commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking. The 24-hour residential care facility will provide food and shelter, educational assistance, counseling services, and medical and dental treatment for teenage boys, ages 12 to 17 years old.

U.S. Government and General Santos City Renew Partnership to Advance Inclusive and Sustainable Urban Growth
November 29, 2017

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director Lawrence Hardy II and General Santos City Mayor Ronnel Rivera signed a Memorandum of Understanding on November 27, 2017, making General Santos City the eighth and newest partner in USAID’s Cities Development Initiative.

Lawrence Hardy II, Mission Director, Philippine-American (Phil-Am) Fund Flalok Project Exit Event
November 28, 2017

At USAID, we believe that education serves as a driver for development and poverty reduction. Education is transformational for individuals and societies. It can also create pathways to better health, economic growth, a sustainable environment, and peaceful, democratic societies.

It is because we believe so strongly in the importance of education that the U.S. government works closely with the Philippine government to expand access to inclusive, quality education for all – especially the most marginalized and vulnerable. Experience has shown that education not only raises individual incomes but can also advance inclusive economic growth for the country.

Lawrence Hardy II, Mission Director, MOU Signing with Higher Education Institutions in Region 12 on Conservation
November 28, 2017

At USAID, we recognize that conserving biodiversity is fundamental to human well-being. It is also critical to our shared mission of helping build prosperous, stable and equitable societies. This approach solidifies our belief that “Conservation is development.”

USAID believes that stewardship of our natural resources is a critical to achieving equitable and sustainable development results. We actively pursue a path to development that enriches natural capital instead of depleting it.

Lawrence Hardy II, Mission Director, Forum on Rehabilitating Marawi and Lanao
November 28, 2017

The challenges ahead may appear daunting, but are definitely not insurmountable. The U.S. government remains a committed partner of the Philippine government and the private sector in achieving inclusive economic prosperity in Marawi City and the entire province of Lanao del Sur. Thank you in advance for your close partnership as we together pursue a more stable and prosperous Philippines.

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Last updated: January 24, 2018

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