The U.S. Mission in Uganda announced the start a three-day youth event under the theme “Youth and Agriculture: Exploiting Opportunities - Go for Gold”. The event was organized by the United Stated Agency for International Development (USAID) Feed the Future Activities (Commodity Production & Marketing and Enabling Environment for Agriculture) and focuses on promoting a better understanding of youth involvement in future agricultural activities.
U.S. Mission Uganda, through the United Stated Agency for International Development (USAID), will deliver more than 400,000 pupil books and teacher guides in eight local languages and English to over 1300 schools in Uganda as part of USAID's School Health and Reading Program. In addition, approximately three thousand primary school teachers from twenty-one districts have completed refresher training to increase their capacity to teach young children in their respective local languages as well as in English.
U.S. Mission Uganda today announced the successful completion of the Supporting Public Sector Workplaces to Expand Action and Responses to HIV/AIDS (SPEAR) project, funded by the United Stated Agency for International Development (USAID). The public sector is Uganda's largest employer and is profoundly affected by the threat that HIV/AIDS poses, particularly to young and middle-aged adults at the peak of productivity. It cripples productivity through absenteeism and the death of workers and their relatives while increasing expenditures for health care and recruitment of new personnel
U.S. Ambassador Scott DeLisi and Swedish Ambassador Urban Andersson visited the Rhona Medical Center in Kansanga last week. The medical center is one of 45 small and medium size private health providers that have received loans under a joint Sweden-U.S. loan program to enhance availability of credit to the private sector.
The U.S. Mission today announced the successful completion of the Uganda activity under the Sustainable Water and Sanitation in Africa (SUWASA) Program, a six-year $40 million regional initiative financed by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).
On January 24, 2014, U.S. Mission Uganda launched the second six-month YouthMap internship program for young university graduates to improve their employment prospects and contribute to the country’s broader economic development efforts. The YouthMap Program is a four-year initiative funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented in partnership with the International Youth Foundation (IYF) and Restless Development Uganda.
The public-private partnership led by the USAID, Saving Mothers, Giving Life, announced today that the number of women dying during pregnancy and childbirth declined sharply over one year in eight pilot districts in Uganda and Zambia where the initiative has deployed a battery of life-saving interventions
Last updated: July 02, 2015