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.

Salome Mpongoliana was poor, lacked education, and had little control over her family’s finances. But when she joined a women’s group and discovered beekeeping, her fortunes began to change. Read how these women are linking profit and conservation as they pursue a new honey farming enterprise in their northern Tanzanian village.  

In the isolated, serene hills of St. James on Jamaica’s west end sits the quaint little school of Retrieve Primary. The school hosts a total of approximately 120 students from grades 1 to 6. But until 2010, only 30 students attended the school.

Кыргыз Республикасында жыл сайын 5,5 миңден ашуун адамда кургак учук аныкталып чыгат. Бул инфекциялык ооруну дарылабаса, ал өлүмгө алып келиши мүмкүн.

Каждый год в Кыргызской Республике, у более чем 5,5 тыс. человек диагностируется туберкулез, инфекционное заболевание, которое может быть смертельным при отсутствии лечения.

A hybrid training facility and social enterprise is perhaps the only one of its kind on the island of Jamaica. Here, busy young men in blue jumpsuits are learning skills that will help them to build successful businesses and overcome economic disadvantages.

Ольга Чічіна, молода депутатка Харківської міської ради, міркувала над тим, що можна ще зробити задля більш ефективного вирішення проблем громади свого міста.

As the fish cannot live without water, so can’t the Majang community without the forest.” This is a traditional saying of the Majang people of Ethiopia. Despite the intrinsic connection between the Godere forest and the people’s survival, their forest has been shrinking over the last several years.

As in most parts of rural Sierra Leone, women in Koinadugu district have been relegated to the background by broad social and cultural constraints. As a result, they are not just denied social recognition, but suffer economic and political disempowerment as well.

Uticaj sporta je od presudnog značaja za poboljšanje socijalnih veština dece kroz igru u timu, ali i za njihov pravilan fizički razvoj. Najbolje mesto za decu da uživaju u sportu na otvorenom su školski tereni jer su dostupni svima.


Last updated: April 12, 2017