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ACDI/VOCA Uganda RWANU handwashing

RWANU Empowers Northern Ugandan Villages to Build Latrines

In May, Uganda’s Ministry of Water and Environment declared three villages in the Karamoja region of northeastern Uganda open-defecation free. …

ACDI/VOCA MinPACT Participants Winnowing of Roasted Cacao Beans

MinPACT Workshop Trains Filipino Chocolate Makers

Raymond Major, a forty-year veteran of the chocolate confectionery industry, arrived in Davao City, in the Philippines, to find nearly …

acdi/voca 2017 photo contest

Voting Now Open in Annual ACDI/VOCA Photo Contest

  ACDI/VOCA’s Communications & Outreach (C&O) division is excited to announce voting has begun in its annual photo contest. C&O …

ICT

“Can You Hear Me Now?” Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) in Developing Markets 

Globe-trotting international development professionals know mobile phones have become common tools in the countries where we work, in bustling metropolises …

ACDI/VOCA Facilitating Behavior Change

“Facilitating Behavior Change” Virtual Conference Delves into Social Behavior Change and Market Systems

Changing behaviors—especially multiple behaviors across market actors—can be challenging. Predictably, this means complex market systems are also difficult to transform. …

ACDI/VOCA Ugandan family

RWANU Helps Ugandan Women Grab Life by the Horns

Research shows that empowering women is smart economics. But in many parts of the world, tradition dictates the lives of …

ACDI/VOCA Ethiopia FEED II project participant Yegnanesh

Helping Entrepreneurs Dream Big and Expand Their Businesses in Ethiopia

In 2013, Yegnanesh Aschale, who lives in northwestern Ethiopia, bought 10 chickens to feed herself and her family. As the …

Infographic Hermetic Storage for Aflatoxin Control-cv

Hermetic Storage Promotional Flyer

An illustrated promotional flyer to support rural marketing and consumer awareness about hermetic storage bags: what they are, how they …

acdi/voca aflatoxin awareness

Training Pamphlet on Aflatoxin Awareness

A simple, illustrated pamphlet designed to complement rural training and outreach efforts on what aflatoxin is, where it is found, …

ACDI/VOCA Uganda RWANU Paulina

Forest Restoration in Uganda Proves Resilience of Land and People

As she walks through Lokacikit Forest, Paulina picks roots, which she will boil to relieve her daughter’s upset stomach. This …