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USAID supports activities that work with community members to promote prosperity and security in Uganda's Karamoja region.
April 10, 2018

The United States Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is pleased to announce the launch of two new five-year activities, totaling $75 million USD, to improve food and nutrition security and to strengthen resilience of over 665,000 people in the Karamoja sub-region.

Ambassador Malac and Health Minister Opendi pose with survivors of MDR-TB.
April 10, 2018

The USAID TRACK TB activity, a five-year U.S. government project supporting Uganda’s continued efforts to fight tuberculosis (TB), has produced a dramatic increase in the number of tuberculosis cases detected in Kampala, from 8,344 when the project began to 43,801 today.

Vendors at the Solar Expo demonstrate a range of solar-powered products.
February 6, 2018

Power Africa, a U.S. Government-led initiative, today announced the launch of the Power Africa Uganda Electricity Supply Accelerator, an $11 million activity that will support the Government of Uganda’s electrification goals.  The Accelerator will facilitate the addition of 1,000 megawatts of generation capacity and 1,000,000 new electricity connections by 2020.  The Accelerator builds on existing Power Africa support to the Rural Electrification Agency and the Electricity Regulatory Authority for enhancing electricity access and  improving the regulatory framework for mini-grids.

A young girl washes her hands from a home tippy-tap.
January 29, 2018

Today, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) committed to supporting improved sanitation and hygiene in Uganda by launching a new $30.4 million activity called Uganda Sanitation for Health. This five-year initiative will introduce a series of water, sanitation, and hygiene interventions at the community and household levels, leading to increased household access to sanitation and water services; improved hygiene behaviors at home, school, and health facilities; and strengthened district water and sanitation governance for sustainable services.

USAID has trained more than 31,000 Ugandan teachers in early grade teaching methods.
January 16, 2018

USAID partners with the government and people of Uganda to improve prospects for children and youth.


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Last updated: April 10, 2018

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