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USAID Mission in Tajikistan Commemorates Agency’s 60th Anniversary and 30 Years of Local Development Progress
November 3, 2021

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) marks today 60 years since it was founded by President John F. Kennedy. The Mission in Tajikistan joins a global celebration of the Agency’s 60th anniversary. For six decades, USAID has built its reputation as the world’s leader in international development by partnering with countries around the world to strengthen communities and improve lives.

October 20, 2021

Fifty-year old Umarali Nabiyev knows both the physical pain and emotional trauma of TB. The stigma associated with having TB in Tajikistan can lead to adverse treatment outcomes. Due to a limited understanding of the cause and effective curative methods, friends and family can often avoid TB patients and shame them. The stigma contributes to delays in seeking treatment and treatment non-compliance. Umarali has had the disease twice.

October 19, 2021

Since Tajikistan’s independence after the fall of the Soviet Union in 1991, USAID has focused on strengthening Tajikistan’s ability to plan, finance and implement its own development solutions. Together with the regional USAID mission to Central Asia, USAID/Tajikistan works to increase connectivity between the peoples of South and Central Asia to foster greater regional stability and prosperity.

U.S. Government Celebrates Achievements in Education in Tajikistan
October 8, 2021

Over the course of the last five years, USAID, in partnership with the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Tajikistan, donated 1.3 million books in the Tajiki and Russian languages to children across Tajikistan though the “Read with Me” project, which helped to improve literacy and overall education in 80 percent of the country’s schools. 

USAID and the Aga Khan Foundation Provide Water and Sanitation Access in Roshtqala District
October 1, 2021

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF), through the Thrive Tajikistan: Partnership for Socio-Economic Development program, officially opened a new drinking water supply system and school latrine in Roshtqala district of Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast. The drinking water supply system brings clean, reliable water directly to around 448 people in Medon and Savir villages, and the school latrine improves access to proper sanitation for close to 434 schoolchildren and teachers.

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Last updated: November 03, 2021

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