ACDI/VOCA ghana advance thrives on vslas

Ghanaian Women Thrive Under Village Savings and Loan Association (VSLA)

In 2015, the women of Kpanashe in northern Ghana first learned about the concept of Village Savings and Loan Associations …

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Kyrgyzstan US Ambassador visits Agro Horizon participating in Aravan ribbon cutting

US Ambassador Recognizes Critical Role of Agro Horizon’s Private-Sector Partners

On June 14 and 15, 2017, Shelia Gwaltney, the United States ambassador to Kyrgyzstan, visited two private-sector partners of ACDI/VOCA’s …

ACDI/VOCA Learning for Gender Integration (LGI) Initiative’s evaluation team in Nicaragua

Learning for Gender Integration: New Methods to Capture Stronger Evidence

The Learning for Gender Integration (LGI) Initiative’s evaluation team in Nicaragua   As a member of ACDI/VOCA’s gender team—and throughout …

Uganda RWANU Stoves

Uganda RWANU Combats Deforestation with Energy-Saving Stoves

Upon entering Cecilia Aurien’s compound, one is greeted by an odd sight: an array of energy-saving stoves arranged in two …

El Comun, Giving a Voice to the Historically Excluded

Decided to be Part of Colombia’s Reconciliation

PAR: Program of Alliances for Reconciliation

uganda rwanu maize fields

Changing Mindsets and Livelihoods for Enhanced Food Security

Traditionally, men in Karamoja in northeastern Uganda are herdsmen, looking after livestock while women are left to farming. But with …

MinPACT Global Specialty Coffee Expo

MinPACT Empowers Philippines Farmers to Win Specialty Coffee Title

For the first time in its history, coffee from the Philippines won specialty coffee status when it was cupped and …

ACDI/VOCA Liberia FIFES Community Forestry as a Business

Before and After: A Decade of Protecting Liberia’s Forests

In 2003, the departure of the former president Charles Taylor from Liberia marked the end of the country’s 14-year long …