USAID Deputy Assistant Administrator visits
HARGEISA, Somaliland - The U.S. Agency for International Development’s Deputy Assistant Administrator for Africa, Rajakumari Jandhyala, traveled to Hargeisa to see USAID’s work with Somalis and to learn about progress of USAID programs. The Deputy Assistant Administrator met with government representatives, staff members from USAID’s Partnership for Economic Growth, Somali Interactive Radio Instruction Program and the Somali Youth and Livelihood Program, private sector business people, and visited the USAID-supported Mohamoud Mooge Learning Center.
“I’m thrilled to see what USAID and the Somali people have achieved together,” said USAID’s Deputy Assistant Administrator for Africa, Rajakumari Jandhyala. “Supporting economic growth, education and youth empowerment truly touches the lives of people, and that is what USAID is all about. I look forward to seeing the results of the next level of our collaboration on these programs.”
In 2011 USAID has provided over $20 million in development assistance to Somaliland in the areas of governance, education, economic growth, youth livelihoods, and stabilization.