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Adolescent GIRL Group Builds Community Resilience in Northern Kenya

Twenty-two-year-old Diana Camilla is the chairperson of the Shiners Girls Improving Resilience through Livelihoods (GIRL) group in the Ngaremara area …

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Food Systems Series: ACDI/VOCA Empowers Women and Youth in Food Systems

Action Track 4: Livelihoods and Equality Food Systems Suffer From Gender and Social Inequalities Women are key contributors to food …

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Youth Month Activities Bring People Together in Colombia

In Colombia, the USAID-funded Youth Resilience Activity (YRA) celebrated International Youth Day on August 12 with a series of events …

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Fundación ACDI/VOCA Latin America Marks Third Anniversary

Fundación ACDI/VOCA LA (FAVLA), a nonprofit affiliate of ACDI/VOCA registered in Bogotá, Colombia, celebrates three years in operation. Since its …

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Colombia Youth Resilience Activity Celebrates Youth Day

In Colombia, young people who may be disengaged child soldiers, former youth offenders, migrants, survivors of violence, or those living …

Pride Month Blog Series: Experts Discuss Opportunities for Expanding LGBTQ+ Inclusion in Agriculture and Market Systems Development

This Pride Month, we explore why the inclusion of LGBTQ+ populations matters in global development. In previous blogs, we discussed …

From Project to Sustainable Progress: Tanager and ACDI/VOCA Help Local NGO NAFAKA Kilimo Impact Tanzanian Agriculture

Tanager, ACDI/VOCA, and AV Ventures share a mission to improve economic and social conditions for vulnerable populations around the world. …

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Ana Sofía’s Story: Transgender Youth in Colombia Pave the Way for Others at Work

Her rose-printed skirt sways when she walks in the room. She tucks her hair behind her ear. As she tells …

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Willert’s Story: Finding Formal Employment as an LGBTQI+ Youth in Colombia

“I never imagined I could find a workplace so welcoming and committed to labor inclusion,” said Willert Moreno (pictured right …

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USAID Administrator Samantha Power Visits the USAID Honduras Transforming Market Systems Activity

This month, USAID Administrator Samantha Power made her first trip abroad since being sworn in. On June 13, she traveled …

Pride Month Q&A: Experts Discuss Challenges and Opportunities for Collecting LGBTQ+ Data

This Pride Month, we explore why the inclusion of LGBTQ+ populations matters in global development from the perspective of international …

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Pride Month Blog Series: Why the Inclusion of LGBTQ+ Populations in Agriculture and Market Systems Matters, Part 2

This June marks Pride Month, a celebration of the advancement of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ+) rights and …

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Adolescent GIRL Group Builds Community Resilience in Northern Kenya

Twenty-two-year-old Diana Camilla is the chairperson of the Shiners Girls Improving Resilience through Livelihoods (GIRL) group in the Ngaremara area …