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Ambassador Vrooman Launches USAID “Ingobyi” Activity Supporting Maternal and Child Health

I am delighted to be here today to celebrate the incredible accomplishments of the USAID -funded Maternal and Child Survival Program, and the launch of our new Ingobyi activity. We’ve already heard from both of these important projects about their achievements and goals toward making sure that babies and mothers across Rwanda are treated with the ...
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Ambassador’s Small Grant Signing Ceremony

On Monday, September 24, the U.S. Embassy in Kigali awarded four grants to cooperatives in Rwanda totaling $50,000 (RwF 44 million). These grants, made possible by the U.S. Department of State Ambassador’s Small Grants (ASG) Program, aim to support projects that boost entrepreneurship, economic development, and employment at the community level. This year’s grantees are ...
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Diversity Visa Program Application Period Opening Soon!

The entry period for the 2020 Diversity Visa (DV) Program is October 3 through November 6, 2018. Applicants can access the electronic DV entry form (E-DV) at: www.dvlottery.state.gov during the entry period. DV instructions also are available on the Department of State’s public webpage at https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/us-visas/immigrate/diversity-visa-program-entry/diversity-visa-instructions.html . As a reminder, there is no fee to enter the ...
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Ambassador Vrooman Remarks at the Launch of USAID’s Feed the Future “Nguriza Nshore” Activity

Ambassador Vrooman Remarks at the Launch of USAID’s Feed the Future “Nguriza Nshore” Activity September 20, 2018 Kigali Convention Center Thank you for joining me this morning in launching the U.S. government’s new Feed the Future Nguriza Nshore activity. Our Feed the Future program has promoted agricultural-led economic growth in Rwanda over the past five ...
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