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.
Standing in front of nearly 100 students, Dr. Nguyen Thi Binh of the faculty of the Thai Nguyen University of Medicine and Pharmacy faces a significant challenge—she must convey complex material about obstetrics to third-year general medical students, but the barriers to active learning are significant. She worries that her students will come away from her class with adequate knowledge but limited ability to apply that knowledge in real-life medical situations.
Merifa Muvwera’s caretaking responsibilities include her 3-year-old daughter, who was born with Down syndrome, and her 70-year-old mother-in-law, who is paralyzed from the waist down. Muvwera spends her days supervising, bathing, washing clothes, cleaning, cooking and cultivating food for her family.
Fitim Seljimi je radio kao asistent nastave u Prištinskoj srednjoj školi kada je dobio USAID-ovu stipendiju 2014. godine. Dve godine kasnije, pošto je završio postdiplomske studije iz poslovne administracije u Univerzitetu Vilamet, Seljimi se vratio u srednju čkolu u svojstvu poslovnog menadžera i upravitelja ljudskim resursima.
Fitim Selimi punonte si asistent i mësimdhënjes në Shkollën e Mesme të Prishtinës kur fitoi bursën e USAID-it në vitin 2014. Dy vite më vonë, pasi mbaroi studimet postdiplomike në Universitetin Willamette, duke fituar diplomën master nga administrimi i biznesit, Selimi u kthye në këtë shkollë në cilësinë e menaxhuesit të afarizmit dhe burimeve njerëzore.
Kindo Aïssata, 42, has lived in Belleville, a small district in Côte d’Ivoire’s town of Anyama, for 15 years. Just like the rest of the district’s population of 13,000, she has faced water shortages the entire time she has lived there.
In Zamboanga City and other conflict-affected areas of Mindanao, the southern region of the Philippines, nearly a quarter of the youth are out of school—more than twice the national average
Maria* was only 13 when she was trafficked. She now participates in group therapy in Zambales province, north of Manila, to help process her difficult experiences.
Somalia is one of the lowest performing countries in the world in terms of economic growth, gender equality and human development. The government is still rebuilding after its collapse 25 years ago and struggles to provide even basic health and education services. Only five years ago, parts of Somalia were devastated by a famine.
Dimbokro est une ville située à environ 50 km au sud-est de la capitale politique de Côte d'Ivoire, Yamoussoukro. Pendant longtemps, dans cette ville comme dans la plupart des villes du pays, les populations avaient une perception négative du système de justice. En raison des lenteurs dans la prosécution des dossiers le système de justice était perçu comme inefficace et non équitable.
Last updated: January 14, 2015