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May 19, 2022

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for a
cooperative agreement from qualified entities to implement the program entitled the “Civic Engagement
in Local Governance for Accountability (CELGA) in Sierra Leone”. Eligibility for this award is not
restricted. The authority for this funding opportunity is found in the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as

May 9, 2022

As development challenges continue to persist, USAID is increasingly adopting an enterprise driven approach to bolster development in countries where USAID provides assistance. This approach is detailed in USAID’s Private Sector Engagement Policy (PSE), which is a call for market-based approaches that foster enterprise-led development and end the need for foreign aid. Recognizing the role of the private sector, USAID/Guinea & Sierra Leone calls for private sector solutions to strengthen the health system, improve good governance, and increase economic opportunities for youth and women.

March 22, 2022

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Guinea and Sierra Leone hereby issues a Request for Information (RFI) to gather feedback to strengthen the design of the activity with the preliminary title: Strengthening Integrated Health Services Activity (SIHSA). The anticipated goals of the activity are to improve quality Family Planning and Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child, Adolescent health (FP/RMNCAH), and malaria services; increase adoption of selected key optimal behaviors to improve health in selected districts in Sierra Leone.

January 10, 2022

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone and WASHINGTON, December 21, 2021 /CSRwire/ - RESOLVE, on behalf of a multi-sector consortium, announced today the launch of HealthGrid Sierra Leone, an initiative to provide sustainable electricity and other essential services to off-grid health facilities in Sierra Leone. The consortium is organized as a USAID Global Development Alliance (GDA). RESOLVE leads the consortium with direction and active support of Sierra Leone’s Ministry of Health and Sanitation, and key participation of Orange Sierra Leone, an affiliate of French telecommunications giant, Orange S.A.

September 16, 2021

Mrs. Izetta Minko-Moreau serves as Deputy Mission Director for USAID/Guinea and Sierra Leone. Prior to assuming her current duties, Izetta served as a Health Officer in Guinea, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Senegal, and in the West Africa Regional Office in Ghana. Before joining the Foreign Service in 2006, Izetta served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Ivory Coast. A native of Charleston, South Carolina, Izetta received a B.A. in Political Science with a concentration in Biology from Furman University and a M.A. in Public Health from The George Washington University School of Public Health with a concentration in Global Health.


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Last updated: May 19, 2022

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