USAID’s Cash Transfer Program Stimulates Business Growth in Northern Kenya

Lydia Majuma, a 33-year-old entrepreneur, established a wholesale greengrocery business in 2016 to supply fresh produce to retailers in Lodwar …

Access to Water Boosts Household Nutrition in Northern Kenya 

Shinda Abdi lives with her four children in the Mabatini village of the Bulapesa ward, an urban settlement in Northern …

How Cash Transfers Are Putting Livestock Traders Back in Business in Kenya

Habiba Diba is a livestock trader at the Jirime livestock market in Northern Kenya’s Marsabit County. She is the sole …

Reducing the Opportunity Cost of Lending in Northern Kenya

Northern Kenya has significant opportunities for economic development, and access to finance is a key driver for the region’s sustainable …

A Look Back at 60 Years of ACDI/VOCA Milestones

ACDI/VOCA is proud to celebrate 60 years of operating in global development. Since our founding on July 12, 1963, we’ve …

ACDI/VOCA Names Expert in Finance and Operations to Board of Directors

ACDI/VOCA is pleased to announce the appointment of finance and operations expert Anthony Latta to its board of directors. Anthony …

AV Ventures invests in Agro Innova Limited to digitalize the agriculture sector in West Africa

ACDI/VOCA’s impact investing subsidiary, AV Ventures LLC, has completed a new investment in Agro Innova Limited, a Ghanaian AgTech provider …

ACDI/VOCA Food Systems Approach and Resources

Read the ACDI/VOCA Food Systems Approach published in December 2022.

ACDI/VOCA and AV Ventures Announce Membership and Collaboration with the Corporate Council on Africa

PRESS RELEASE Washington, D.C. – The ACDI/VOCA Group, including its affiliates Tanager and AV Ventures, is proud to announce its …

USAID Launches a $19-million Activity Focused on Agriculture-Led Inclusive Economic Growth

PRESS RELEASE Dushanbe, Tajikistan, May 11, 2023 – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) launched the new five-year, …

Building Local Ownership in Social and Behavior Change to Improve Nutrition and Social Inclusion

Social and Behavior Change (SBC) is the process of understanding why people behave in certain ways and developing approaches to …

Partnership Between County and USAID Kenya Brings Clean Water to Isiolo Residents

Isiolo County’s Aroo Ngaremare ward is a growing community in Northern Kenya made up mostly of pastoralists from the Turkana, …