Transforming Lives

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.

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. En outre, les citoyens avaient une méfiance de l'ensemble des processus de justice notemment la qualité des prestations(délai, erreurs, conformité aux procédures).

For a long period, residents of Côte d’Ivoire’s city of Dimbokro, as in most cities in the country, lacked trust in the justice system. In fact, the entire justice system was perceived as inefficient, unfair and slow to act.

Мечта всей жизни для 25-летней Ангелины Уэльской, первой белорусской модели с ДЦП, – выйти на европейские и американские подиумы.  За последний год она заметно продвинулась в этом направлении.

Зрошувальні системи мають вирішальне значення для успіху сільськогосподарської діяльності у південній частині України, а саме на Херсонщині,  де  зазвичай спекотне літо з незначною кількістю опадів. Саме в цьому регіоні знаходиться фермерське господарство «Аделаїда», яке через економічну кризу не мало достатньої кількості ресурсів, щоб замінити застарілу зрошувальну систему, збудовану ще за радянських часів, або побудувати нову, більш сучасну.

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Last updated: January 05, 2015