Telling stories with videos, photos & podcasts

Global development initiatives result in positive, and sometimes dramatic, changes in the lives of people. Through video and other multimedia methods, Creative tell their success stories and how the results were achieved.


Afghanistan: Empowering women to overcome economic barriers

Economic Growth

In Afghanistan, women and girls face significant barriers to education and meaningful participation in political, economic and social development. The U.S. Ambassador’s Small Grants Program helped to raise women’s voices and provided tangible opportunities for growth and empowerment.... Read More



Afghanistan: One woman builds the potential of other women

Economic Growth

Kamila Sidiqi started a small dressmaking enterprise during the time of the oppressive Taliban rule. She grew that into a company that provides workforce skills training to other women so they too can realize their potential and create economic security for themselves and their families. ... Read More



Afghanistan: Shifting the workforce training paradigm

Economic Growth

Private sector development in Afghanistan is just emerging and its success depends on having a skilled and workforce-ready population. The Afghanistan Workforce Development Program is tapping into the country’s potential by providing mid-level workforce training and job placement tailored to the needs of the labor market. ... Read More



Boko Haram: Journey From Evil

Education in Conflict

A new documentary produced by Voice of America provides a never-before-seen look inside Boko Haram and profiles the heroic efforts of everyday Nigerians taking a stand against the terrorist group. ... Read More



Cambodia: Pilot Project Encourages Students to Stay in School

Instructional Systems

In Cambodia, a number of factors keep children from attending school on a regular basis, which puts them at the greatest risk of dropping out. The USAID School Dropout Prevention Pilot champions the importance of education and regular attendance among children and their parents.... Read More