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2022-23 Season Update
WFSS just kicked off the regular operating season in December to implement clean water projects: 32 newly drilled wells, 50 well rehabilitations, 2 water storage and distribution systems, and hygiene education trainings in each community served. But did you know that teams have been working in the field since November implementing projects with established partners like UNICEF and Norwegian Church Aid? Field teams are also gearing up for another project with partner The Carter Center, drilling new wells, and rehabilitating broken wells to continue the successful fight to eradicate guinea worm disease by ensuring access to clean water. Learn more.
Connecting sex workers in Thailand to HIV care
Reaching key populations is critical to reduce HIV transmission and achieve epidemic control. Key populations include sex workers, transgender people and men who have sex with men. FHI 360 and long-standing partner SWING Pattaya, in Thailand, use outreach counselors to help connect key populations to HIV testing, prevention and treatment. View the photo story.
The FHI 360 team is composed of more than 4,000 professionals who work in over 60 countries around the world. Their diverse technical expertise and deep understanding of local contexts provide a 360-degree perspective that allows the organization to develop effective responses to the world’s toughest human development challenges.
Food Baskets Distributed to 4,500 in Syria
During the month of Ramadan, Life for Relief and Development (LIFE) distributed food baskets to 4,500 people in Syria in the villages of Badama and Alramlyia, and the Al-Iyman Camp, the Zouf Camp, and the Alshaikh-Sayiah Camp, located in the Jisr Al-Shughur District. Food baskets consisted of staple food items for families to be able to cook throughout the whole month of Ramadan.
High-growth careers require soft skills, too
The Dominican Republic has one of the fastest-growing economies in Latin America, yet its employers are struggling to find qualified applicants for jobs such as software development and nursing. FHI 360’s Advance LAC Regional Workforce Development Program (known locally as “Avanza,” meaning “get going” in Spanish) aims to help marginalized young people in the Dominican Republic gain employment in growing sectors of the economy. Learn more.