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El Salvador: From safe spaces to jobs, new approaches to crime & violence prevention

Fifty-five municipalities in El Salvador are developing innovative solutions to prevent crime and violence and generate opportunities for at-risk youth. See how the USAID Crime and Violence Prevention Project is making a difference. Learn More...

Launch of USAID’s violence prevention project to support youth in the Caribbean

A new USAID project aims to reduce the risk factors that drive youth crime, violence, and victimization in three Caribbean states. It uses a public health-oriented, evidence-based approach to build resilience. Learn More...

Scholarship recipient overcomes conflict and poverty to teach in FATA

When conflict nearly derailed Sami Ullah’s dream of becoming a teacher, he persevered. With a scholarship from the USAID-funded Pakistan Reading Project, he earned his degree and is ready to support FATA’s students. Learn More...

What post-war elections in Bosnia and Herzegovina can teach us today

In 1995, three major ethnic parties in Bosnia and Herzegovina agreed on a peace settlement that included elections. Then-Director General of Elections Jeff Fischer reflects on what went right, what went wrong and what we can learn. Learn More...

Refugees as “end users” help design tech solutions to refugee crisis in Greece

Could a smartphone app make a difference in the lives of some 62,000 refugees and migrants in Greece? A group of tech developers, migration and development experts, refugees and migrants are trying out some ideas that just might. Learn More...

Afghan illustrator brings reading to life on Ministry of Education curriculum team

As an illustrator on the Ministry of Education curriculum development team, Beheshta’s goal is to create compelling content that engages young students. This team plays a key role in the Afghan Children Read project. Learn More...