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The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is an independent government agency that provides economic, development, and humanitarian assistance around the world in support of the foreign policy goals of the United States. USAID/India funds activities implemented under contracts and grants with non-government organizations, public international organizations, and in collaboration with the Government of India.

Yesterday in Vijayawada, USAID/India Mission Director Veena Reddy & Andhra Pradesh Minister for Energy, Forests, Environ...
17/11/2022

Yesterday in Vijayawada, USAID/India Mission Director Veena Reddy & Andhra Pradesh Minister for Energy, Forests, Environment, Science& Technology Sri P. Ramachandra Reddy launched USAID’s new Trees Outside Forests in India program in Andhra Pradesh. Implemented by ICRAF, the new program will enhance carbon sequestration & increase farmer incomes, while supporting global climate change goals.

It’s Global Foreign Service National Recognition Day! Today & every day USAID celebrates the hard work & commitment loca...
16/11/2022

It’s Global Foreign Service National Recognition Day! Today & every day USAID celebrates the hard work & commitment local staff bring to achieving our goals & advancing our mission. Our talented team in India brings unparalleled expertise, w/ 100s of combined years of service.

Today, the Government of Haryana and USAID announced the launch of the “Trees Outside Forests in India (TOFI)” program i...
05/11/2022

Today, the Government of Haryana and USAID announced the launch of the “Trees Outside Forests in India (TOFI)” program in Haryana, which will bring together farmers, companies, and other private institutions to rapidly expand tree coverage outside of traditional forests in the state. The new program will enhance carbon sequestration, support local communities, and strengthen the climate resilience of agriculture, thereby supporting global climate change mitigation and adaptation goals. Sharing some photos from the event.

Around the 🌏 women & girls play a pivotal role in their communities. In India, USAID is inspired by these young women wh...
11/10/2022

Around the 🌏 women & girls play a pivotal role in their communities.

In India, USAID is inspired by these young women who have come to mark w/ a friendly football (soccer) match. They are building skills in leadership, confidence & perseverance that will last a lifetime.

Today, USAID India Deputy Mission Director Karen Klimowski delivered the keynote address at a national seminar on founda...
08/09/2022

Today, USAID India Deputy Mission Director Karen Klimowski delivered the keynote address at a national seminar on foundational literacy, focused on USAID’s work to improve reading outcomes, and support teachers and students amidst the COVID-19 pandemic with innovative tools. Highlighting the importance of equal access to quality education, Ms. Klimowski said, “At USAID, we believe that education is the great equalizer and enabler. Quality education not only prepares the children and youth to learn and gain the skills they need for life, it also is a foundational driver for greater economic growth, improved health outcomes, sustained democratic governance, and more peaceful and resilient societies." Room to Read India

USAID/India Mission Director Veena Reddy, recently, visited the beautiful state of Tamil Nadu to see USAID’s work with m...
07/09/2022
Mission Director Veena Reddy’s Trip to Tamil Nadu, August 2022

USAID/India Mission Director Veena Reddy, recently, visited the beautiful state of Tamil Nadu to see USAID’s work with marginalized populations who seek more professionalized and stable incomes to benefit themselves, their families, and their communities. She also visited a sanitation training center managed by the WASH Institute, where USAID is collaborating on new technologies and solutions to improve sanitation outcomes and increase safety of workers in the sector. Watch here: https://youtube.com/watch?v=c0VtU2gF5rA

USAID/India Mission Director Veena Reddy visited the beautiful state of Tamil Nadu to see USAID’s work with marginalized populations who seek more professio...

  USAID - US Agency for International Development  works with the public and private sector to improve students' reading...
31/08/2022

USAID - US Agency for International Development works with the public and private sector to improve students' reading skills in 16 states?

Join us in breaking a world record for reading! On September 1, between 11a.m. to 11:30 a.m. USAID partner Room to Read India is organizing a nationwide Read-a-thon event. For half an hour, we will drop everything and read, at USAID. we are getting an early start!

Parents who make reading fun for children create lifelong readers like our USAID staff's parents did! Lifelong readers a...
28/08/2022

Parents who make reading fun for children create lifelong readers like our USAID staff's parents did!

Lifelong readers are happy, successful, and never stop learning. Participate with your children in by Room to Read India , part of .

USAID staff are taking the reading pledge with Room to Read India    Here at USAID, we know that spending 20 minutes a d...
27/08/2022

USAID staff are taking the reading pledge with Room to Read India

Here at USAID, we know that spending 20 minutes a day reading with your child leads to success in life and education. Readers are happier, healthier, richer, and more creative!

Join Room to Read India ’s Tweet-a-thon ( on Twitter) today from 4p.m. to 5p.m. on “Strengthening the discourse on Found...
26/08/2022

Join Room to Read India ’s Tweet-a-thon ( on Twitter) today from 4p.m. to 5p.m. on “Strengthening the discourse on Foundational Literacy” Add your voice to the the conversation around how we can benefit young readers and learners.

Yesterday, USAID Mission Director Veena Reddy visited women-owned cooperatives supported by USAID's Producer-Owned Women...
26/08/2022

Yesterday, USAID Mission Director Veena Reddy visited women-owned cooperatives supported by USAID's Producer-Owned Women Enterprises (POWER) value chain.

USAID is creating economic opportunities and social empowerment for rural women.

Many of the 6,800 women of POWER are now emboldened to lead in their families & communities, and treat their daughters & sons equally Industree Foundation

Our vision is a world in which the human rights of LGBTQI+ persons are respected, and they are able to live with dignity...
26/08/2022

Our vision is a world in which the human rights of LGBTQI+ persons are respected, and they are able to live with dignity, free from discrimination, persecution, and violence. To achieve the most effective, comprehensive, and sustainable development results, we must draw on the full contributions of the entire population.

Women from Odisha tribal communities are transforming age-old forestry practices to build successful, sustainable busine...
25/08/2022

Women from Odisha tribal communities are transforming age-old forestry practices to build successful, sustainable businesses like Green Kraft. When a woman’s voice is heard, the whole community benefits. USAID - US Agency for International Development is proud to support these .

Through USAID’s Producer-Owned Women Enterprises (POWER) project, rural women are organizing into collectives to create ...
25/08/2022

Through USAID’s Producer-Owned Women Enterprises (POWER) project, rural women are organizing into collectives to create market-ready products sustainably. These women, who work with banana bark have more economic independence through their collective. Thank you Industree Foundation for sharing your impactful work.

Books are the food children’s imaginations need to grow. USAID - US Agency for International Development supports   an i...
25/08/2022

Books are the food children’s imaginations need to grow. USAID - US Agency for International Development supports an initiative of our partners Room to Read India and part of . Join us in reading with children, their imaginations are our future.

The United States is committed to working to ensure that persons with disabilities have equal access and opportunities t...
24/08/2022

The United States is committed to working to ensure that persons with disabilities have equal access and opportunities to participate fully in their communities. USAID’s support is improving access to knowledge and livelihood options, creating a strong network of peers, sensitizing government officials on issues related to disability, improving access to knowledge and livelihood options, and preventing violence on people with disabilities.

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23/08/2022

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Yesterday the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure signed a Headquarter Agreement with Govt. of India in New ...
23/08/2022

Yesterday the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure signed a Headquarter Agreement with Govt. of India in New Delhi, according it the status of an Independent and International Legal Entity. USAID - US Agency for International Development is proud to work with the CDRI, along with our co-chairs India to lead the fight against climate change. CDRI is saving lives and protecting economies from climate shocks and extreme weather by developing disaster and climate resilient infrastructure.

  more than 400 million people depend on the River Ganga?USAID, worked with Namami Gange to facilitate a $5 million doll...
22/08/2022

more than 400 million people depend on the River Ganga?

USAID, worked with Namami Gange to facilitate a $5 million dollar loan from IndusInd Bank for a new sewage treatment plant which will clean 33 million liters of the River Ganga every day. USAID is committed to mobilizing private sector financing to achieve our shared goals.

Engaging   and emerging leaders in development is essential to achieving the sustainable growth. USAID’s Youth Policy  h...
22/08/2022

Engaging and emerging leaders in development is essential to achieving the sustainable growth.

USAID’s Youth Policy https://www.usaid.gov/policy/youth prioritizes inclusive development and envisions a world in which young people have agency, rights, influence, and opportunities to pursue their life goals and contribute to the development of their communities.

21/08/2022

Day 46 of 🇺🇸🇮🇳: USAID contributed to the 2018 rollout of Ayushman Bharat. This partnership helped train over 24,000 community health officers to support the Indian government’s goal of establishing Health and Wellness Centers across the country!

19/08/2022

ZMQ one of the winners of USAID - US Agency for International Development and Reliance Foundation's uses practical technology tools to provide entrepreneurship training for women from self-help groups in rural Haryana.

ZMQ uses the Yourstoryteller platform to integrate real stories from local women entrepreneurs into trainings to make them relevant and to inspire.

Preventing and responding to sexual and gender-based violence is a cornerstone of the U.S. Government’s commitment to ad...
19/08/2022

Preventing and responding to sexual and gender-based violence is a cornerstone of the U.S. Government’s commitment to advancing human rights, promoting gender equality, promoting accountability for abuses, and empowering women and girls.

Its not too late to catch  , a new show on Doordarshan National (DD1)   which uses humor and drama to promote COVID-appr...
18/08/2022
Sapno se Bhare Naina - Duur Se Namaste Ep 1 | सपनों से भरें नैना - दूर से नमस्ते Ep 1

Its not too late to catch , a new show on Doordarshan National (DD1) which uses humor and drama to promote COVID-appropriate behaviors. USAID - US Agency for International Development is proud to work with UNICEF to bring storytelling and fun to the COVID conversation. See Duur Se Namaste on Sundays from 11 am-12 noon, with repeat telecasts on Saturdays 6 pm - 7 pm. You can also find repeats, including the premiere, on YouTube

मिलिये इस मोहल्ले के अतरंगी किरदारों से! गीत, जो मशहूर डिज़ाइनर बनना चाहती हैं, गीत के पिता चिंतामणि, जो गीत के लिए दू....

In India, USAID - US Agency for International Development  helps facilitate innovative, sustainable, and inclusive solut...
18/08/2022

In India, USAID - US Agency for International Development helps facilitate innovative, sustainable, and inclusive solutions. is a USAID-funded low-cost mobile solution that helps TB patients monitor their medication. 99DOTS was piloted here and is now helping TB patients all over the world. Stop TB Partnership Everwell Health Solutions

Yesterday, USAID India and Mastercard reaffirmed our commitment to support over 100,000 women entrepreneurs develop thei...
17/08/2022

Yesterday, USAID India and Mastercard reaffirmed our commitment to support over 100,000 women entrepreneurs develop their digital financial skills through our existing partnership. Through long-standing partners like Mastercard, USAID India is increasing women's access to loans, assets, and training on financial and digital literacy. Together we address the gender inequalities that prevent women-owned businesses from growing and thriving. Increasing the participation of women in the formal sector, especially the digital economy, is critical to the well-being of people and the growth of economies.

USAID - US Agency for International Development  and the Reliance Foundation launched   to close the digital gender gap,...
17/08/2022

USAID - US Agency for International Development and the Reliance Foundation launched to close the digital gender gap, expand business opportunities for women, and empower women to uplift themselves and their communities. Female entrepreneurs in Mewat are learning to use technology through ZMQ's edutainment-based mobile courseware

USAID - US Agency for International Development is committed to partnering with the public and private sector for bold a...
16/08/2022

USAID - US Agency for International Development is committed to partnering with the public and private sector for bold and innovative solutions to development challenges. The USAID-supported Healthcare Blended Financing Facility, , the Government of India and World Economic Forum's Medicines From the Sky are doing exactly that by using drone technology to bring quality healthcare to tribal and rural communities in Arunachal Pradesh.

For societies to thrive, women and girls must have equitable and safe access to resources such as education, health care...
16/08/2022

For societies to thrive, women and girls must have equitable and safe access to resources such as education, health care, capital, energy, technology, land, markets, and justice. Gender equality and women’s empowerment are critical to building resilient, peaceful, and democratic societies and to growing vibrant market economies.

 wishes India a Happy Independence Day! U.S. & India partnership is strong, deep, & enduring. We are committed to work a...
15/08/2022

wishes India a Happy Independence Day! U.S. & India partnership is strong, deep, & enduring. We are committed to work alongside India to expand our areas of cooperation & establish U.S.-India partnership as a force for global good.

Its  . Today’s young people — those under the age of 30 — make up half of the world’s population and India has the world...
12/08/2022

Its . Today’s young people — those under the age of 30 — make up half of the world’s population and India has the world’s largest youth population. USAID’s isn’t just youth-relevant and youth-focused, but is also youth-led

11/08/2022

Given the devastating impact of COVID-19 on the economy, helped establish the REVIVE Alliance to facilitate the long-term recovery of the informal sector, w/ a focus on women, youth, & marginalized populations whose livelihoods have been impacted by the pandemic.

In India, every five days a sanitation worker is killed on the job. USAID - US Agency for International Development  is ...
11/08/2022

In India, every five days a sanitation worker is killed on the job. USAID - US Agency for International Development is supporting the Chennai Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board to train the city’s desludging operators, distribute protective equipment, and keep workers safe USAID's Bureau for Humanitarian Assistance

10/08/2022

USAID is committed to an ambitious learning agenda that includes continued, expanded engagement with indigenous communities. By listening to indigenous voices and following the lead of indigenous communities, we can work together to make health care accessible for all. USAID NISHTHA

10/08/2022

Throughout the pandemic, indigenous tribes and local influencers have worked with USAID - US Agency for International Development to share lifesaving information and services tailored to local contexts and delivered in local dialects. USAID is committed to acknowledging the expertise and leadership of indigenous peoples is within their communities. USAID NISHTHA

10/08/2022

India is home to 104 million tribal people. Only 60% have access to doctors. Indigenous CHOs, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India's Ayushman Bharat - Health and Wellness Centres - ABHWCs and USAID NISHTHA are working to bring better health, and better health services, to their communities.

Through customized health care services to tribal communities’ unique needs, incl. mobile vans to reach communities & co...
10/08/2022

Through customized health care services to tribal communities’ unique needs, incl. mobile vans to reach communities & communications in local dialects, in India, USAID - US Agency for International Development is helping to address the pandemic, while providing an inclusive model that others can replicate & scale.

  there are over 370 million indigenous people across the world. Today is International Day of the World's Indigenous Pe...
09/08/2022

there are over 370 million indigenous people across the world. Today is International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples USAID - US Agency for International Development is committed to inclusive development that acknowledges the expertise and leadership of indigenous peoples on issues affecting their communities

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How can we to improve their standard of living?
By giving them access to clean toilets, which a major reason why women drop out of the workforce. Our sanitation initiatives have helped women move towards a .

Join the REVIVE Alliance- www.revivealliance.com to empower and uplift women across all backgrounds.

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Fluentgrid is proud to partner with the Smart Grid Knowledge Center ( ), a global center of excellence for frontier smart grid technologies, set up by Power Grid Corporation of India Limited
& USAID India and supported by National Smart Grid Mission ( ), Ministry of Power, Government of India. We are pleased to share that our innovative Fluentgrid - Smart Metering Operation Center (SMOC) solution is featured at SGKC Innovation Park.

Click here to experience Fluentgrid SMOC solution: bit.ly/Fluentgrid_SMOC

from project SAMVAD
Digital Green's USAID India supported project Samvad on health and nutrition communication was implemented in the states of Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Odisha and Uttarakhand during Sept 2015 to Feb 2022. https://www.learning4impact.org/content/key-lessons-from-project-samvad?fbclid=IwAR01xLgIz2JTKNlnA9cof3VvIJ2eB-u3VuLKqXowvX0NkEs-uD4jBjzbDOk
How have Skilling and Livelihoods focused initiatives helped 3000+ women move towards a ?

Whether it's beauty-preneurs, artisans, street vendors or women working with textiles, learning monetizable skills has proven to be immensely useful.

As we , learn about REVIVE's focus on sustainable livelihoods and multiple skilling programs that exponentially improved living standards for various women.
Learn more at www.revivealliance.com
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Webinar on Addressing Gender and Stigma Challenges to TB Elimination

Watch Here: https://youtu.be/uSjAd2vm6t4

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| "Today and every day, we reaffirm our commitment to advancing women's empowerment and gender equality and equity". Veena Reddy, Mission Director, USAID India.

L4i as a knowledge partnership btw USAID India & Swasti aligns with the commitment to bring gender lens in health interventions & learning.
Engendering of utilities, a key aspect of Asia EDGE initiatives of USAID, contributes to increased gender equality, thereby contributing to the industry’s overall strength and resilience and the empowerment of women in the workplace. Its primary mission is to improve gender equality and business performance outcomes through the implementation of gender equity and organizational change management interventions throughout the employee life cycle. Inclusive organizations have a wide and varied perspective because of a number of backgrounds, experiences, thought processes and value systems coming together to help in better decision making. This can substantially lead to overall productivity enhancement and growth. Inclusiveness also creates resilient workplaces, in addition to strengthened organizational reputation and ability to attract and retain good talent.
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How can enhanced digitisation opportunities help women workers and micropreneurs thrive and build a ?

Whether it's improving operational management or allowing more women to join the formal economy, improved digital access has helped thousands of women increase their income and improve their livelihoods.

As we , stay tuned for more updates and read about our focus areas here: www.revivealliance.com
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Decades of work and partnerships across the globe mark USAID’s commitment for women’s empowerment. Here are some initiatives on the intersection of gender and that stand out:
1. Through Advancing Gender in the Environment (AGENT) USAID conducted research on how climate change affects women. Subsequently this helped countries develop climate change plans combined with gender action, ensuring effective and inclusive solutions.
2. Under the `Clean Cities, Blue Ocean’ program, USAID is investing in new business approaches led by that reduce
3. USAID’s `Engendering Utilities’ program creates economic opportunities for women working in traditionally male-dominated energy and water utilities. This has been found to ultimately strengthen performance of utilities.
4. South Asia Women in Energy (SAWIE), a joint initiative by USAID & USISPF, brings together women leaders across the energy sector to work together on designing interventions in outreach, recruitment, mentorship, professional development, to help bridge gender gaps.


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How did thousands of women get back on their feet with a tender push from S&P Global ?👇
By partnering with SEWA, lives of 500+ women artisans were enabled in four districts of Gujarat. Through our engagement, over 30% of the funds were deployed towards building their livelihoods in the form of direct income.
With the support of partners like S&P Global, the REVIVE Alliance is motivated to by contributing towards women-oriented skilling and livelihood programs. Learn more at www.revivealliance.com

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राज्य आरोग्य शिक्षण व संपर्क विभाग पुणे येथे #जागतिकमहिलादिन निमित्त आयोजित कार्यक्रमात माननीय आरोग्य मंत्री मा.राजेश टोपे Rajesh Tope तसेच संचालक आरोग्य सेवा डॉ. अर्चना पाटील यांचा संदेश तसेच प्रबोधन पर व्याख्याने व महिलांसाठी आरोग्य तपासणी शिबिराचे आयोजन करण्यात आले.

डॉ. हंकारे सहसंचालक आरोग्य सेवा, डॉ.कैलास बाविस्कर, उपसंचालक, राज्य आरोग्य शिक्षण व संपर्क विभाग, डॉ.बबिता कमलापूरकर, सहाय्यक संचालक, डॉ.वैशाली बिऱ्हाडे, स्मिता कारेगावकर, गौरी तांबे यांची उपस्थिती होती. यावेळी डॉ.योगिता गोसावी, डॉ.पटवर्धन, डॉ. इंदिरा पारखे यांनी मानसिक आरोग्य, स्त्रियांचे आरोग्य, कोविड काळात महिलांची भूमिका यावर मार्गदर्शन केले.

सूत्र संचालन माधुरी वाघ, श्रीमती डोंगरे यांनी केले तर आभार लीना राजूरकर यांनी आभार मानले. या कार्यक्रमादरम्यान आरोग्य विभागातील महिला अधिकारी, कर्मचारी मोठ्या संख्येने उपस्थित होत्या.

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