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.

A hybrid training facility and social enterprise is perhaps the only one of its kind on the island of Jamaica. Here, busy young men in blue jumpsuits are learning skills that will help them to build successful businesses and overcome economic disadvantages.

Ольга Чічіна, молода депутатка Харківської міської ради, міркувала над тим, що можна ще зробити задля більш ефективного вирішення проблем громади свого міста.

As the fish cannot live without water, so can’t the Majang community without the forest.” This is a traditional saying of the Majang people of Ethiopia. Despite the intrinsic connection between the Godere forest and the people’s survival, their forest has been shrinking over the last several years.

Sussex, a coastal fishing village in the Western Area Rural district of Sierra Leone, is one of many communities that were affected by Ebola. Before and during the disease outbreak in 2014-2015, the village’s health post for pregnant, lactating mothers and children under 5 was in a deplorable state. The facility had no running water because the only available water pump had broken down and not been repaired, there was no incinerator, the latrines were dilapidated, and there was no bathroom in the delivery room.

As in most parts of rural Sierra Leone, women in Koinadugu district have been relegated to the background by broad social and cultural constraints. As a result, they are not just denied social recognition, but suffer economic and political disempowerment as well.

Uticaj sporta je od presudnog značaja za poboljšanje socijalnih veština dece kroz igru u timu, ali i za njihov pravilan fizički razvoj. Najbolje mesto za decu da uživaju u sportu na otvorenom su školski tereni jer su dostupni svima.

Sporti padyshim se është një prej mjeteve më të fuqishme për të thyer barrierat dhe për t’u ndihmuar fëmijëve që të bëjnë miq të ri, të zbaviten dhe të mësojnë se si të punojnë mirë në ekip, duke promovuar shëndetin e mirë përmes ushtrimeve. Vendi më i mirë që fëmijët të kënaqen me sport në mjedis të jashtëm është në oborret shkollore që janë të sigurta dhe lehtë të qasshme.

Mars 2017-ABIDJAN, Côte d'Ivoire- Le 9 mars, Adèle*, et son bébé de 6 semaines se rendent à l'Hôpital Général Abobo Nord  pour une consultation postnatale. Avec 1 million d'habitants, située au nord d'Abidjan la capitale, Abobo est l'une des communes les plus peuplées du pays. 

On March 9, Adèle*, 39, and her 6-week-old baby come to Abobo General Hospital, located in the north of Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire’s capital city, for a postnatal care checkup. Dried blood spots are collected from the baby’s heel for an HIV PCR (polymerase chain reaction) test, a routine test for all babies born to HIV-positive mothers. The test ensures early diagnosis of HIV infection to improve the survival and quality of life of HIV-exposed babies.

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Last updated: June 07, 2017