Tag Archives | USAID

US, Denmark support Local Elections Processes

At a ceremony in Tunis on October 4, the United States Government and the Government of Denmark announced their joint support to strengthen Libya’s electoral processes. The Government of Denmark through the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs is contributing Danish Kroner (DKK) 6,540,000 (approximately $1 million USD) to the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) […]

First Graduates from Women’s Entrepreneurship Course

MEDA (Mennonite Economic Development Associates) recently celebrated the graduation of its first training group from the Libya Women Economic Empowerment (LWEE) project. LWEE, reaching 210 women entrepreneurs with job-creating opportunities for an additional 700 individuals, is jointly funded by USAID and MEDA supporters and is implemented in partnership with three local organizations: Phoenix, Libyan Women […]

New Program to Empower Women in Business

Libya Herald reports that MEDA, an international development association, has partnered with the Libyan Woman Forum, Phoenix and Consultants Alliance to provide businesswomen and potential entrepreneurs with the capacity building training required for them to develop their businesses and take them to the next level. The first phase of the new two-year Libya Women’s Economic Empowerment (LWEE) […]