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Financial Literacy a Must for Female Farmers - BORGEN

NAIROBI, Kenya — “Women’s rights are human rights, and empowering women and girls isn’t just the right thing to do, it also makes economic sense.” …

How Texting Can Make a Difference - BORGEN

RALEIGH, North Carolina— Since the 1960s, many technological innovations have been introduced in agriculture, health, medicine and energy, but only …

USAID Fights Global Poverty With Science and Technology - BORGEN

WASHINGTON, D.C.–On April 3, 2014, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) officially launched the Global Development Lab, a new …

Water for the World Act a Priority - BORGEN

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Clean water and sanitation come as basic necessities easily accessible in American homes. However, the same cannot be said for …

CAF: Reducing Inequality Throughout Latin America - BORGEN

WASHINGTON, D.C.– Founded in 1970, the Corporación Andina de Fomento (CAF), or the Development Bank of Latin America as it is known in English, has …

International Women’s Freedom Act - BORGEN

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The International Women’s Freedom Act was introduced by United States Representative Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) on August 1, 2013. The …

Education in Senegal for 10,000 Girls - BORGEN

DAKAR, Senegal — In most countries, 14-year-old girls attend school on a daily basis. In Senegal, however, teenage girls often head to the city to …