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.

Fusha është një nga 185 kosovarët që fituan bursë për studime të magjistraturës në Shtetet e Bashkuara nga Programi për Lidership Transformues - Bursat dhe Partneritetet në kuadër të USAID-it. Koha e saj në Universitetin Shtetëror të Kolorados duke ndjekur studimet në programin MBA për Ndërmarrje Globale Sociale dhe të Qëndrueshme ndihmoi që ajo të transformohet, si personalisht ashtu dhe profesionalisht.

Fusha is one of 185 Kosovars to win a scholarship for Master’s Degree study in the United States under USAID’s Transformational Leadership Program—Scholarships and Partnerships. Her time at Colorado State University studying in its Global Social and Sustainable Enterprise MBA program helped to transform her, both personally and professionally.


Qershor 2017 — Krijimi i mundësive afariste për ndërmarrjet kosovare është thelbësor për zhvillimin e sektorit privat në Kosovë. Njëra nga sfidat kryesore me të cilat ballafaqohen në vazhdimësi ndërmarrjet mikro, të vogla dhe të mesme (NMVM-të) janë mundësitë e kufizuara për sigurimin e financimit.

Creating opportunities for businesses to grow in Kosovo is crucial for private sector development. One of the main challenges that Kosovar micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) continuously face is limited access to financing

The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan hosts approximately 660,000 registered Syrian refugees, and its census records reflect a population increase of 1.4 million since the beginning of the Syrian crisis in 2011. Over 80 percent of the refugees live outside of camps, in Jordanian communities throughout the country.

For children living in neighborhoods in the north of Morocco, walking to school is filled with peril. Cars whizzing through school zones at high speeds make the simple act of crossing the street a dangerous feat.

Sayeda Korga is one of the pilot interns participating in USAID Promote: Women in Government program. She began the practicum portion of the internship program with the Ministry of Information and Culture (MoIC) in March 2016. Sayeda’s dedication, hard work and willingness to work in government influenced the librarian to encourage her to consider applying for a permanent position.

A year after graduating from Kabul University, Mohammad had gone on numerous interviews, but had yet to land a job. When interviewers asked him to show his practical skills with financial software, most often QuickBooks, he couldn’t do it. “In the university there was no chance of practical work in financial software,” he says.

Mohammad Dawood, a farmer from Dara Zhowandoon village of central Aybak, had sown six jeribs (1.2 hectares) of wheat this season that were largely infested with weeds. Having attended RADP-North’s weed control training, he applied herbicides to control them.


Last updated: January 16, 2018