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Honoring Exceptional Volunteers as ACDI/VOCA Celebrates 50 Years of Global Volunteer Programs

This year marks 50 years of ACDI/VOCA mobilizing volunteers from the United States and around the world to support global …

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Volunteer Programs To Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Save the Date for a Virtual Event Join us on Thursday, December 9, 2021, from 9:30-10:45 am ET as we …

Q&A with Volunteer Who Virtually Trained Tajikistani Women in Food Canning

Ogechukwu Tasie is a post doctoral research fellow at Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University and a member of the Institute …

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USAID Supports Local Entrepreneurs in Zambia to Advise Other Business-Owners and Create Outgrower Scheme

The USAID Zambia Enterprise Development and Growth Enhanced (EDGE) Activity believes that training farmers — combined with extensive one-on-one coaching …

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Supporting Sustainable Livelihoods in Northern Kenya

After losing his job, Emmanuel Ibei decided to take on the humbling position of helping his wife run her kiosk …

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ACDI/VOCA to Lead the Feed the Future Ethiopia Alliance to Accelerate Agricultural Growth Activity

ACDI/VOCA is pleased to announce USAID has selected the organization to lead the Feed the Future Ethiopia Alliance to Accelerate …

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How Development Programs Can Help Prevent Gender-Based Violence

Gender-based violence is often associated with the disproportionate risk that women face globally. In the United States, one in four …

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Q&A with Bangladesh-Based Volunteer Supporting Entrepreneurs in Zambia

Ahmed Towsif is an entrepreneur based in Dhaka, Bangladesh, and a first-time volunteer with ACDI/VOCA. We talked to Ahmed about …

ACDI/VOCA to Lead the USAID-Funded Food Security, Agriculture and Resilient Market Systems (FARMS) Activity in Honduras

ACDI/VOCA is pleased to announce USAID has selected the organization to lead the Food Security, Agriculture and Resilient Market Systems …

Q&A With U.S.-Based, Remote Volunteer Supporting Zambian Business Owners

Zhuoting Xie is a recent graduate of the Brandeis University International Business School, where she earned a master’s degree in …

Q&A with U.S.-Based Volunteer Supporting Impact Investing in West Africa

Camille Accad is a financial expert who works with several subsidiaries and assists with capital markets transactions. Read about Camille’s …

Resilience Learning Activity Facilitates Dialogue on Resilience in the Horn of Africa

For the last seven years, USAID/Kenya and East Africa has held annual resilience events that converge stakeholders in the resilience …