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U.S. Ambassador to Kenya Robert F. Godec Remarks at the KWCWC/AWEP International Women’s Day Luncheon

Good afternoon.  Habari zenu!  I am honored to be with you as we celebrate International Women’s Day.  This is a very important day for all of us – both women and men. The first International Women’s Day was celebrated 103 years ago.  It was a turning point on women’s rights.  It offers us all an ...
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U.S. Ambassador to Kenya Robert F. Godec Launches BURN Manufacturing Production Facility

U.S. Ambassador to Kenya Robert F. Godec celebrated the launch of BURN Manufacturing’s (BURN) production facility on Wangari Maathai Day, March 3, 2014.  BURN is the maker of Jikokoa, a modern charcoal jiko stove that reduces the amount of fuel consumed and reduces indoor air pollution.  Using Jikokoa would save thousands of shillings each year ...
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Apply to Become an Atlas Corps Fellow

Atlas Corps is seeking outstanding individuals from around the world with 2-10 years of professional experience for the United States government-funded J-1 exchange program for nonprofit/non-governmental organization (NGO) leaders.   Through addressing critical social issues, Atlas Corps develops leaders, strengthens organizations and promotes innovation. The Atlas Corps Fellowship is a 12-18 month professional fellowship offered three ...
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Deputy Chief of Mission Promotes No Sex for Fish Campaign at Lake Victoria in Kenya

Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM) to Kenya Isiah Parnell visited the shores of Lake Victoria on February 27, in Kenya to support the “No Sex for Fish” (NSFF) campaign promoted by Peace Corps Kenya.  The event was aimed at drawing attention to the plight of women in the “sex for fish” industry and demonstrated sympathy and ...
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Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program

The Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program (ADF) is a scholar fellowship program for educational projects at African higher education institutions. Offered by the Institute of International Education (IIE) in partnership with Quinnipiac University (QU), the program is funded by a two-year grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York (CCNY), to support 100 short-term faculty fellowships ...
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