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Philippine Cooperatives Can Play a Key Role in Development 

This week, ACDI/VOCA launched the USAID-funded Cooperative Development Program in the Philippines. During the launch event, more than 125 people, …

ACDI/VOCA to Lead USAID Activity Supporting Serbian Enterprises

We are pleased to announce the U.S. Agency for International Development has selected ACDI/VOCA to implement the Small and Medium …

Carolina Blackburn Named Executive Director of Fundación ACDI/VOCA LA During President & COO Sylvia Megret’s Visit to Colombia

On March 17, 2022, ACDI/VOCA’s President & COO Sylvia Megret named Carolina Blackburn as the new executive director of Fundación …

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Sylvia Megret to Succeed Charles J. Hall as ACDI/VOCA CEO

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – MARCH 16, 2022 The ACDI/VOCA Board of Directors approved a plan of succession for the chief …

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Coffee Roasting Class Elevates Capacities of Philippine Roasters

In the Philippines, 16 coffee roasters successfully completed a three-month professional coffee roasting class taught online from October to December …

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How ACDI/VOCA and Tanager #BreakTheBias of Gender Discrimination

This International Women’s Day, on March 8, we envision a world where all genders are treated equally. Learn more below …

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Young Women Contribute to Food Security & Nutrition in Northern Kenya

Talaso Bonaya lives in Toricha village in the North Horr sub-county of Northern Kenya’s Marsabit County. Growing up in a …

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Emergency Response Program Cultivates Hope in Colombia’s La Guajira Desert

In January 2022, ACDI/VOCA completed Emergency Response in Colombia (ERIC), a program funded by USAID’s Bureau of Humanitatian Assistance, in …

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Seed Capital to Revive Crisis-Stricken Businesses in Cortés, Honduras

In many parts of the world, micro, small-, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in Honduras struggle to secure loans from formal …

USAID Program Reaffirms Commitment to Reconciliation with Colombian Media Outlets

Two events held in Bucaramanga and Bogotá, Colombia, recently helped spread awareness of lessons learned and future opportunities for reconciliation …

Q&A with Veteran Volunteer on Latest Remote Assignment with a Georgian Fishery

Joe Sullivan is an aquaculture expert and fish pathologist who has completed more than 35 volunteer assignments in 17 countries. …

Colombian Youth Leaders Hit the Ground Running in 2022 with Youth Resilience Activity’s Support

At the end of last year, a record 1.2 million Colombian youth voted to elect 10,824 of their peers to …