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What is the United States Doing in Response to COVID-19 in Botswana?

The U.S. government provided $8.4 million in assistance to mitigate the health and socioeconomic impacts of COVID-19 for the people of Botswana. Here is a breakdown of U.S. COVID-19 relief assistance in Botswana to date: Of the $8.4 million in bilateral funding, $4.8 million was for health facility and community response; $1.7 million is to construct 14 ...
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Notice of Funding Opportunity – Gaborone Child Labor ARDF Grant

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE U.S. Embassy Gaborone Notice of Funding Opportunity Funding Opportunity Title: Child Labor in Botswana Funding Opportunity Number:  Deadline for Applications: August 23, 2021 Assistance Listing Number: 19.225 Total Amount Available: $300,000 A. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The U.S. Embassy Gaborone of the U.S. Department of State announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications ...
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The U.S. Government Strengthens Botswana’s HIV Response Through the DREAMS Data System for Adolescent Girls and Young Women

Press Release July 12, 2021 To support Botswana’s HIV response and strengthen its ability to provide comprehensive health services to Batswana, the U.S. government partnered with the government of Botswana to implement the Determined, Resilient, Empowered, AIDS-Free, Mentored and Safe (DREAMS) HIV prevention program that targets vulnerable adolescent girls and young women with a comprehensive ...
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U.S. Embassy Independence Day Essay Contest Highlights the Important Role of Women in Politics

As part of the U.S. Embassy in Botswana’s Independence Day programming, the Public Affairs Section held an essay contest for local high school students. The Independence Day Essay Contest focused on the theme: Celebrating the Achievements of Women in Politics; and students were asked to write about the role Batswana women play in politics. The ...
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