Unraveling the Mysteries of Social and Behavior Change

A great television commercial has been airing recently in the United States. Couples each get a long ribbon to roll …

CJ Hall Brings New Leadership to ACDI/VOCA

The ACDI/VOCA Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Charles “CJ” Hall has been appointed President and Chief Executive …

Sunflower Oil Now Grown and Made in Bangladesh 

Farmers living in coastal Bangladesh have always found it difficult to grow oil seed crops because of the soil’s high …

USAID Honduras Awards ACDI/VOCA Transforming Market Systems Activity

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded ACDI/VOCA a highly competed contract to implement the USAID/Honduras Transforming Market …

Date Reference Automation Part 1: Multiple Reporting Periods

Let’s say you are starting a new five-year project on July 1, but your client is going to expect performance …

ACDI/VOCA Egypt AMAL Zeinab success story training

From Housewife to Farmer: Egypt AMAL Project Trains Women

Zeinab Mohamed El-Adly is an ordinary woman from Upper Egypt who knew how to take care of her household, but …

Supporting Female Entrepreneurs in Kyrgyzstan

ACDI/VOCA Farmer to Farmer David Ringuette and son

A Family Affair: Father and Son Volunteer for Farmer-to-Farmer

In the past three years, I have completed 17 volunteer assignments in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. With 20 years …

ACDI/VOCA InterAction CEO Pledge Credit David Snyder

ACDI/VOCA and InterAction NGO Community Announce CEO Pledge on Preventing Sexual Abuse, Exploitation, and Harassment

Today, ACDI/VOCA joined InterAction, the largest alliance of U.S. nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) working in every developing country in the world, …

ACDI/VOCA Burkina Faso Victory Against Malnutrition womens group Rasmata Moise 1

Women Drive Change in Burkina Faso

In the Center-North Region of Burkina Faso, senior male household members make most of the family decisions about income, land, …

ACDI/VOCA Data Digest Blog bullet chart

Introducing the Monitoring and Evaluation Bullet Chart

This edition of Data Digest is for the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) people out there, or monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL), …

ACDI/VOCA Uganda RWANU woman with goats

Giving Women Goats: Why Gender Matters

When I was nine years old, my uncle gave me a calf. At least, I thought he did. It happened …