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U.S. Government Awards Learning Facility Grants to Marawi’s Displaced Communities
January 17, 2020

The United States awarded six micro-grants to community groups composed of Marawi’s displaced citizens and their host families. Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) Chairman Emmanuel Piñol joined U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Office of Economic Development and Governance Chief Jeffrey Lehrer at the grants handover ceremony on Wednesday, January 15, in Iligan.

Holy Name University in Bohol Confers Honorary Degree on U.S. Ambassador Sung Kim
December 17, 2019

Holy Name University in Bohol conferred an honorary degree on U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim on Monday, December 16.

DOH and USAID Launch E-Learning Platform to Improve Health Care Education
October 25, 2019

The Department of Health (DOH), in partnership with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), formally launched the DOH Academy’s e-learning platform, which will standardize core training content for health workers through online learning modules centralized in one location.

U.S. Government Promotes Sustainable Natural Resource Management in Coron, Palawan
October 15, 2019

The Calamianes Resilience Network, with the support from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Calamianes Marine Protected Area Network, hosted the first environmental law enforcement summit in Coron, Palawan from October 10 to 11. The summit drew more than 100 representatives from the national and local governments, civil society organizations, and local communities who gathered to find solutions to improving local government authorities, enforcement agencies, and communities’ cooperation to address illegal fishing, mining, quarrying, logging, and wildlife trafficking.

U.S. Government Launches New Literacy Program for Blind, Deaf Children
September 12, 2019

The U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), launched a three-year, Php92.3 million project that will enable visually and hearing impaired children, including those who are deaf, blind and deaf-blind, to gain access to quality education.