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51 New Peace Corps Volunteers Begin Service in Uganda

On October August 6, 2014, 51 new Peace Corps volunteers were sworn in by the U.S. Chargé d’affaires Ms. Patricia Mahoney. The new volunteers will be serving in the areas of health, agriculture and education.  This newest group brings the total number of Peace Corps Volunteers currently serving in Uganda to 164. Speaking at the ...
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Uganda Sees Remarkable Decrease in Maternal and Child Deaths

Kampala–U.S. Mission Uganda, in partnership with the Ministry of Health (MOH), celebrated the success of reducing maternal mortality by 30% though Saving Mothers Giving Life (SMGL), a program supported by the U.S. government (USG).  The results were highlighted at a dissemination meeting held in Kabarole district today, where MOH, USG, and SMGL partners discussed key ...
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U.S. Mission Uganda Celebrates Ramadan with Iftar

On July 10, 2014, the U.S. Mission in Uganda hosted an Iftar at the U.S. Ambassador’s residence.  The dinner was held to share in the breaking of the fast with members of Uganda’s Muslim community and to honor the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Speaking at the dinner, Chargé d’Affaires Patricia Mahoney noted: The U.S. ...
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USAID, the Ministry of Education and Sports, and Peace Corps Uganda Organize the first annual Language Spelling competition

USAID, the Ministry of Education and Sports, and Peace Corps Uganda Organize the first annual Language Spellingcompetition The My Language Spelling Bee is Uganda’s first ever national local language spelling competition for P3 pupils. These competitions are brought to you through a partnership between USAID-Uganda, the Ministry of Education and Sports, and Peace Corps Uganda.  ...
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