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March 19, 2020

Youth in Uganda Use Drama to Combat Malaria

With support from Banyan Global on the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Malaria Action Program for Districts (MAPD), Ugandan youth have designed a variety of activities to combat malaria in their communities, including football tournaments, kite-flying events, and drama shows.

February 5, 2020

Banyan Global Presents at World Urban Forum

The 10th World Urban Forum (WUF) will take place on February 8–13, 2020, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. More than 17,000 participants from more than 168 countries will attend the high-level gathering on urban issues. Banyan Global will participate in a panel hosted by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Global Utmaning (Global Challenge), a Sweden-based think tank, on February 9 titled, Achieving Cities for All: Planning for and with Women and Girls.

January 24, 2020

SHOPS Plus and Société Générale Bank in Senegal Host Health Day

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Sustaining Health Outcomes Through the Private Sector (SHOPS) Plus provider access to finance activity, led by Banyan Global, supports private health facilities— including health SMEs—to strengthen their business and financial management skills and improve their access to financing. Working with the Société Générale Bank in Senegal's (SGBS) Maison de la PME seemed like an excellent opportunity to expand the project’s outreach to more health SMEs.

January 10, 2020

Increasing Women’s Participation with Childcare Services in Ethiopia

In December 2019, Banyan Global’s gender and youth team on the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Feed the Future Ethiopia Value Chain Activity (VCA) launched mobile childcare services during project events in its target regions to encourage women’s participation in VCA capacity building activities.

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