Transforming Lives

Every day, all over the world, USAID brings peace to those who endure violence, health to those who struggle with sickness, and prosperity to those who live in poverty. It is these individuals — these uncounted thousands of lives — that are the true measure of USAID’s successes and the true face of USAID's programs.

After attending a USAID-supported study tour in the United States, Vitaly Zhukovich, director of a school in Zditovo village, Belarus, worked with local leaders, teachers and students to transform the school into an innovative community center promoting social, cultural and sporting events.

July 2016—“No words can describe how it feels to see pupils who could hardly read become fluent readers,” explains Ibrahim Dakane, a teacher from Wajir County, in the mostly arid and semi-arid areas of northern Kenya. The lowest literacy rates persist in communities largely inhabited by nomadic people.  

Dairy farmers from the Siongiroi Dairy Farmers Cooperative in Kenya are enjoying increased profits after adopting a mobile app that helps them get better value for their milk. It also helps them generate more income and gain better access to financial services and animal health products and services.

Июнь, 2016 – Благодаря стажировке в США психолог из Беларуси смогла осуществить идеи реализации программы поддержки детей, оставшихся без попечения родителей, чем изменила жизни многих сорот в Беларуси.

Червень 2016 — Валентина М.* – вісімдесятирічна колишня мешканка селища Семенівка, а тепер переселенка у м. Слов’янськ, хата якої згоріла через обстріли у 2014 році – за допомогою юристів проекту USAID «Права людини в дії» виграла судову справу у держави про компенсацію за житло, зруйноване під час АТО.   Це перша в Україні прецедентна справа, яка, як сподіваються юристи, стане прикладом для наслідування для інших громадян, майно яких було пошкоджене або зруйноване внаслідок бойових дій.

Eighteen-year-old Jimmyliah Finch is studying to be a lawyer in St. Kitts. But unlike many of her classmates, she understands what it is like to be on the other side of the law.

Last year, President David Granger of Guyana pardoned 40 prison inmates who were non-violent, first-time offenders. The action gives the newly released prisoners a second chance to pursue productive lives and leave the past behind.

Kosovski aktivisti dobijaju dragocenu pomoć kako bi izdejstvovali promene u svojoj zemlji i promovisali učešće građana u demokratskom procesu.

Aktivistët kosovar janë duke marrë ndihmë të çmueshme për të bërë ndryshime në vendin e tyre dhe për të nxitur pjesëmarrjen e qytetarëve në procesin demokratik. 


Last updated: November 03, 2016