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Poultry Rearing Increases Revenue Streams for Youth in Northern Kenya

Lillian Mukami, a resident of Kula Mawe in Isiolo county, part of the arid and semi-arid lands region, has overcome indomitable odds in her 27 years. Death robbed …

Promoting Hygienic Practices and Helping Communities Thrive through Tippy Taps in Burkina Faso

The COVID-19 pandemic has made access to water and soap an essential priority, however, in Poullalé, a village in the …

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Girls’ Education in Northern Kenya Paves Road to Financial Empowerment

Between Marsabit and Moyale, about 750 kilometers from Nairobi, on the winding road that snakes its way to the border …

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Beekeeping Protects Biodiversity & Offers Alternative Livelihoods for Liberian Women

Harvesting honey is a job traditionally associated with men because they are more able to work the late hours required …

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Diversified Livelihoods Increase Incomes for Pastoralist Communities in Kenya

A few kilometers from Isiolo town in central Kenya, off the Isiolo – Marsabit highway, lies the ever-expanding Burat Ward. Located on the extensive savannah plain, the developing community of homesteads speaks to …

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Youth Gain Job & Life Skills Through Audiovisual Training in Colombia

Though limited employment opportunities impede reconciliation in rural Colombia, our USAID Colombia Program of Alliances for Reconciliation (PAR) is doing …

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Coffee Production Advances Reconciliation in Colombia

In Colombia, rural farmers play an important role helping to repair social structures broken by decades of armed conflict. In …

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In Kenya, Feed the Future Activity Equips Young Women Entrepreneurs to Start Business & Thrive

At the bustling and vibrant Moyale Market, located on the border of Kenya and Ethiopia, 18-year-old Fatuma Guyo sits patiently …

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Program Improves Health & Sanitation While Promoting Unity in Colombian Border Settlements

Jesús Uzcátegui is a 25-year-old migrant from Venezuela who came to Colombia in 2015 with his wife and two-year-old son. …

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Program of Alliances for Reconciliation Helps Unify Post-Conflict Colombia Through Tourism

Tourism is a growing industry in Colombia, where the end of a decades-long armed conflict is opening up places previously …

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Women’s Group Boosts Incomes & Resilience in Kenya

In Kenya’s Northern Frontier, at the edge of Marsabit National Park, rests Karare town. Nondescript to passersby, Karare serves as …

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Venezuelan Migrants Get Ahead with Recipes for Success

Youth culinary training program promotes inclusion for new Bogotá residents Venezuelan migrants are far from empty-handed when they arrive in …

Kenya_LMS_IYD story_poultry rearing_Lillian Mukami

Poultry Rearing Increases Revenue Streams for Youth in Northern Kenya

Lillian Mukami, a resident of Kula Mawe in Isiolo county, part of the arid and semi-arid lands region, has overcome indomitable odds in her 27 years. Death robbed …