The Arab Women’s Empowerment Fund assists a Jordanian woman to open a bank account.
Concluded a first-of-its-kind UKAid project to increase female economic empowerment through a market systems approach, reaching 578,241 women.
JORDAN, EGYPT, AND PALESTINE
Assisted 14 firms from Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, and South Africa to receive FDA waivers to export personal protective equipment to the United States.
Ugandans register for senior citizen grants prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo credit: Chris Flower.
Launched a working group that will coordinate strategies and train government agencies to combat cybercrime.
Finished registering all 379,801 eligible Ugandans over age 80 for unconditional monthly cash transfers, completing a nine-year social protection effort.
A business owner (right) learns how to use a refractometer at Gift to Zest Food Processing Company, a USAID grantee in Nangarhar.
Introduced 57 female tomato and apricot processors to technologies that could grow their own home-based businesses.
Installed a water chlorinator that will provide 1,376 residents with safe water access and help tackle the spread of COVID-19.
1,376 water users
Photo credit: USAID Gobernabilidad Local Honduras
Delivered masks, thermometers, antibacterial gel, and hand soap to 131 municipal education directorates in western Honduras.
Surveyed 11 commercial banks and 4 microfinance institutions on the financial impacts of COVID-19 to inform USAID’s support to Rwanda’s economic recovery.
131 school systems
Design Battle was a one-of-a-kind event for Mariupol, attracting 5,000 online viewers.
Facilitated a “design battle” for 80 web designers from 20 cities, allowing participants to receive feedback and recognition from industry leaders.
Partnered with Bayero University Kano to launch a free online learning hub with resources on human resources for health.
80 web designers
Wind turbines in Turkey’s Izmir province.
Photo credit: IHA/Daily Sabah
Kicked-off a European Union project that will develop innovative, green, and competitive industries in the western province of Izmir.
Organized a workshop for ASEAN member states to renew and revise their commitment to eliminating the worst forms of child labor in the region.
Photo credit: Centre for Local Business Development
Published a case study on the success of the Centre for Local Business Development in helping Guyanese businesses benefit from the oil and gas industry.
Hosted a symposium on antimicrobial resistance and One Health approaches with Pakistan’s National Institute of Health.