USAID Donates Vehicles To Rwanda For COVD19 Tracking and Tracing

The United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), donated three 4×4 motor vehicles to the Rwanda Biomedical Center (RBC) last week for the use of tracking and tracing contacts of those exposed to COVID-19. These vehicles, which were requested by the Government of Rwanda, will allow Rwanda to conduct more and …

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United States Donates Medical Supplies Worth 131 Million RWF to Fight COVID-19

Kigali—On Wednesday, August 12, 2020, the United States donated 131 million Rwandan Francs worth of medical supplies to Rwanda to protect doctors, nurses, other medical workers, and their patients from COVID-19. Ambassador Vrooman led the U.S. donation of medical supplies including surgical masks, sterile and disposable gloves, protective boots, and top-of-the-line “N95” airborne-particle filtering respirators. …

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United States Donates Ventilators to Rwanda to Respond to COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 30, 2020 United States Donates Ventilators to Rwanda to Respond to COVID-19 Kigali – The United States Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), has donated 100 new state-of-the-art ventilators to Rwanda to fight against COVID-19.  The donation delivers on President Trump’s generous offer of critically needed medical equipment …

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USAID Commits 605 Billion RWF to Rwanda’s Development

KIGALI – On Thursday, July 2, 2020, the Government of Rwanda and the United States Government, represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), signed a five-year agreement to commit 605 Billion Rwandan Francs to Rwanda’s development efforts.  The commitment—detailed in a document called a Development Objective Grant Agreement (DOAG)—was signed at the offices …

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U.S. Contributes 47 Million RWF for Emergency Rain Damage Relief

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE U.S. Government Contributes 47 Million RWF for Emergency Rain Damage Relief KIGALI – On May 12, 2020, U.S. Ambassador to Rwanda Peter Vrooman authorized over 47 million RWF for immediate emergency response to destruction caused by heavy rain storms. The relief funds, funded by USAID’s Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance, will aid families with needs identified by …

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USAID Launches Hinga Weze – A New 28 Billion RWF Agricultural Growth Project

Nyamata—On April 26th, 2018 the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) launched a new 28 Billion RWF project to support agricultural growth and resiliency across Rwanda. The project, called Feed the Future Rwanda Hinga Weze, will be implemented over five years in 10 districts across Rwanda. Hinga Weze will work directly with over 200,000 …

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CDC is celebrating 15 years in Rwanda

This year we celebrate 15 years of CDC’s work in Rwanda. During the early years, HIV disease surveillance was the cornerstone of CDC’s service mission to the Rwandan government. Over time CDC-Rwanda’s commitment and dedication to improving HIV disease surveillance made a positive impact on HIV/AIDS care and treatment. Read more: http://bit.ly/CDCinRwanda    

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USAID Launches a 17.2 Billion RWF Program to Boost Youth Employment

On June 13th, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) launched a 17.2 billion Rwandan Franc initiative, called Huguka Dukore, to train 40,000 Rwandan youth in workforce readiness skills by 2021. USAID hosted a launch event for Huguka Dukore at the Kimisagara Youth Empowerment for Global Opportunities (YEGO) Center in Kigali, Rwanda. Attendees included Government …

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