USAID Celebrates Support for Children to Read

On June 25, 2021, the Minister of State for Primary and Secondary Education, and the Acting USAID Mission Director in Rwanda presided over a ceremony to celebrate the success of the USAID Mureke Dusome activity to support children to learn to read. Since 2016, USAID has been partnering with the Government of Rwanda to strengthen family and ...
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USAID Promotes Reading With Launch of a New Community Library

DECEMBER 4, 2020 Burera – Practicing reading out of school is essential for success in school, yet many children do not make time for reading or don’t have access to books. In response, new community libraries have been established in Kirehe, Ngororero, Ruhango, and Burera Districts. The new community libraries have been established by USAID’s ...
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USAID Launches Umurimo Kuri Bose to Promote an Inclusive Environment for Youth with Disabilities for Employment

USAID/Rwanda launches the Umurimo Kuri Bose Activity to Promote an Inclusive and Enabling Environment for Youth with Disabilities to Access and Succeed in Employment Kigali—On December 2, 2020, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) launched the Umurimo Kuri Bose (Kinyarwanda for “Employment for All”) activity, which is an investment of nearly 1.5 billion RWF ...
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USAID’s Isuku Iwacu Celebrates Bringing Sanitation Access to 500,000 Rwandans

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Irene V. Nambi, Communications & Outreach Specialist Email: virenam@gmail.com Four-Year USAID Isuku Iwacu Project Celebrates Brining Sanitation Access to 500,000 Rwandans Kigali (November 5, 2020) — Over the past four years (2016-2020), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID’s) Isuku Iwacu activity invested 10.5 billion RWF in highly successful measures ...
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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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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. Government Supports Children to Learn From Home

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE U.S. Government Supports Children to Learn From Home KIGALI – The U.S Government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is committed to ensuring that the over 3 million students currently out of school due to school closures are continuing to learn from home. In partnership with Rwanda Education Board ...
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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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World Malaria Day Op-Ed: Ending Malaria is a Sound Investment

              Today is World Malaria Day, a time to celebrate all of the progress we’ve made in fighting this deadly disease, and an opportunity to recommit ourselves to eliminating it once and for all. Since 2000, the global fight against malaria has taken a truly historic turn. The World ...
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USAID Invests Over 68 Billion Rwf to support Kinyarwanda literacy

KIGALI – On February 16, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) held a launch event at Groupe Scolaire Kinyinya to highlight the U.S. government’s Early Grade Reading Project, which aims to improve the Kinyarwanda reading skills of one million children over the next four years. The Early Grade Reading Project is implemented in ...
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