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How a Pair of Eyeglasses Can Improve Incomes for Women in Rural Laos

Eyeglasses were invented roughly 700 years ago, but today an estimated 2.5 billion people lack the corrective lenses they need …

ACDI/VOCA Awarded the Feed the Future Tanzania Kilimo Tija Activity

We are pleased to announce that the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has named ACDI/VOCA to lead the Feed …

Colombia’s First Vice President and Ambassador of Afro-Descent Align with USAID and ACDI/VOCA’s Inclusion Efforts

History was made in Colombia this year. After protests riddled the country in 2021, the new president-elect Gustavo Petro, as …

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ACDI/VOCA Awarded the Food for Progress Jamaica Spices Project by USDA

ACDI/VOCA is pleased to announce the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded the organization with the Food for Progress …

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This World Tourism Day, Volunteer Shares Experience Supporting Kyrgyzstan’s Budding Tourism Industry

Rich Harrill is a tourism and hospitality expert from South Carolina with more than 30 years of experience. He recently …

ACDI/VOCA Awarded the Market Driven Rural Development Activity by USAID

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded ACDI/VOCA an associate award under the Farmer-to-Farmer cooperative agreement to lead the …

ACDI/VOCA Names Experts of Tech World and Global Development to Board of Directors 

ACDI/VOCA is pleased to announce the appointment of one new and one returning member to its board of directors: Erica …

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Detonante Program Invites Honduran Youth into the Digital Economy

Employment challenges persist in Honduras, especially among young people. But one positive impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been the …

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In Kenya, Fodder Farmers Provide Livestock Lifeline During Drought

For pastoral communities living in Northern Kenya, livestock production is the dominant livelihood. Healthy and plentiful livestock is a significant …

PhilCAFE Coffee Mentors Help Filipino Farmers Improve Production

In the Philippines, “coffee mentors” are lending their expertise to other coffee growers in a bid to improve farming practices. …

USDA-Supported Filipino Coffee Farmers Break Record Prices in Auction

Filipino coffee farmers who won at this year’s Philippine Coffee Quality Competition (PCQC) earned record prices during the online auction, …

Soccer Star Cuadrado Becomes Youth Ambassador of USAID Colombia Youth Resilience Activity

In Medellin’s Comuna 8, Juan Guillermo Cuadrado, one of the most important Colombian soccer players in recent years, was presented …