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June 29, 2020

Perseverance in the Time of COVID-19

Tefera Lemi is a beneficiary of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Feed the Future Ethiopia Value Chain Activity (EVCA) and an agro-dealer/animal feed distributor in the Meraro Kebele, located in the Oromia Region. For Tefera, COVID-19 has meant fewer customers and sales due to movement restrictions and transport shortages.

June 22, 2020

Mentors in Ethiopia Empower Fellow Women Entrepreneurs

Banyan Global leads the implementation of a mentorship program for women and youth on the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Feed the Future Ethiopia Value Chain Activity (VCA), linking established producers working in coffee, chickpea, maize, poultry, dairy, and livestock with women and youth who are interested and committed to pursuing similar businesses.

June 5, 2020

Empleando Futuros Launches Biosafety Courses to Help Honduran Workforce Respond to COVID-19

As part of the national response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Honduras, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Empleando Futuros (Employing Futures) project worked with the Honduran National Professional Training Institute (INFOP) and nine other government agencies to coordinate the development of a general manual on the basics of biosafety and a corresponding online certification course.

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.

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.

January 3, 2020

Banyan Global Gender and Youth Team Supports Malaria Health Workers in Uganda

In December 2019, Banyan Global gender and youth specialists on the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)- and President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI)-funded Malaria Action Program for Districts (MAPD) visited health workers at Busaana Health Center III in the Kampala Region of Uganda.

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