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USAID Time to Read Provides 1.5 million books to more than 200,000 Kyrgyz Children

On March 18, 2021 the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) presented the results of the Time to Read project implemented in partnership with the Ministry of Education and Science and the Ministry of Culture. This five-year initiative instilled innovative methods of teaching reading in primary schools across the country. The project also provided ...
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USAID Partners with Parents to Fight Junk Food and Improve Nutrition for Children

USAID’s Advancing Nutrition project recently conducted a study on nutritional challenges that negatively affect the health of mothers and children in Batken and Jalal-Abad. The data indicate that children under two are not getting enough vitamins and nutrients due to unhealthy practices like eating “junk food.” The project is using these data to inform parents ...
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CONNECT.KG – Inaugural Kyrgyz Virtual IT Expo Receives Support from International Partners

From March 15-19, international diplomatic missions from the United States of America, United Kingdom, Japan, Germany, Republic of Korea and European Union will partner with the Kyrgyz Ministry of Foreign Affairs and High Technology Park to conduct the virtual international IT Expo, CONNECT.KG. This will be the first virtual IT Expo to showcase the Kyrgyz ...
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The United States Welcomes the Kyrgyz Government’s Repatriation of Children from Iraq

The United States applauds the Kyrgyz government’s repatriation of 79 children from Iraq, which will give these young people a chance to live a normal life in their home country.  The Kyrgyz government deserves praise for its commitment to help the returned children and to carry out all measures for their early rehabilitation, reintegration, and return to a safe and peaceful life. We also recognize the significant ...
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Department of State Offers Reward Increase for Information to Bring Transnational Criminal to Justice

Today the U.S. Department of State announces a reward increase of up to $5 million for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of  Kamchybek Kolbaev  and/or for information leading to the disruption of financial mechanisms of Kolbaev’s criminal organization. In 2000, Kolbaev was convicted for the attempted murder of his one-time criminal boss and murder of ...
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