Blogs

Blog posts and success stories from across USAID.

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Two female business owners smiling and holding hydrangea bouquets.
Photo by Microempresas.

Colombia: Improving access to finance among rural women

"This access opens many doors that we hadn’t knocked on before, because we’d managed our finances mostly internally and never received credit for our business, and we love this opportunity to grow.” – Leidy Gomez

    Tags:
  • Gender Equality in the Workforce
  • Women's Economic Empowerment
  • Women’s Leadership
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Trade and Gender Equality: Insights from Honduras

"Showcasing how employers and unions work together can help us meet our [objectives] by encouraging other sectors in the region to adopt similar practices." - Bama Athreya

    Tags:
  • Gender Equality in the Workforce
  • Women's Economic Empowerment
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A warden for Lower Zambezi National Park in Zambia who is also a mentor to Zambia’s first all-women community scout patrol unit.
David Nangwenya for USAID ILRG

Seven Ways USAID is Investing in People and the Planet

“The forest is our market, our hospital, our bank.” -- Huitoto Indigenous leader in the Pucaurquillo community, Loreto, a region in the Peruvian Amazon 

    Tags:
  • Biodiversity, Conservation, and Natural Resources Management
  • Climate, Environment, and Natural Resource Management
  • Resilience and Food Security