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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