June 18, 2021
Since 2018, SHOPS Plus, together with local partner organizations, has trained doctors, midwives, and nurses from over 900 private health facilities in Madagascar on quality assurance/continuing quality improvement and business and financial management. The trainings sought to increase clinical knowledge and improve the quality of service delivery in priority health areas such as family planning, malaria, and COVID-19. The business and financial management trainings aimed to help providers mobilize capital and allow them to manage their health facilities more efficiently and sustainably.
June 4, 2021
On June 3, 2021, Banyan Global participated in the internal United States Agency for International Development (USAID) digital sector council meeting.
June 1, 2021
Beminet Adane, 27, lives in Melka Adama Woreda in Ethiopia’s Oromia Region with his mother, Tenaye Lema, who is retired. In 2019, with the little money that he had, Beminet started a poultry business with 50 pullets (young hens) at his own small compound. It was his and his mother’s sole source of income.
May 25, 2021
Morgan Mickle, technical specialist for Banyan Global’s Gender and Youth practices, was selected as one of four winners of the SID-W Lightning Talks Contest.
May 21, 2021
SHOPS Plus worked with the Reproductive and Child Health Section of the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly, and Children to assess and strengthen the capacity of twenty selected PRINMAT maternity homes the Mwanza and Geita regions for readiness in basic emergency maternal, obstetric, and neonatal care.
May 7, 2021
On Wednesday, May 5, 2021, Banyan Global participated in a panel discussion titled “USAID’s Digital Strategy: What Does it Mean for You?” at the 2021 Global Digital Development Forum organized by USAID, Chemonics, Save the Children, TechChange, IREX, IntraHealth International, and the Digital Impact Alliance. Banyan Global highlighted practical tools and resources developed to address the Gender Digital Divide.
March 31, 2021
In celebration of International Women’s Day, Banyan Global hosted a virtual learning event on March 4, 2021, titled “The Economic Cost of Gender-Based Violence” for members of USAID’s women’s economic empowerment community of practice (CoP).