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  • Woman holding sign saying #BringBackOurGirls Photo: White House

    U.S. to Help Nigeria in the Search for Kidnapped Girls

    Our thoughts and prayers are with the young girls who are victims of this horrendous kidnapping and their families. President Obama has directed that the U.S government do everything we can to help the Nigerian government find and free these girls.

  • Woman speaks into microphones while onlookers listen. (Photo by State Dept.)

    The U.S. Donates Equipment

    Ambassador Liberi giving interview to local media. On her left Burundian Minister of Health and the Fight against AIDS, Sabine Ntakarutimana and U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary from the Bureau of African Affairs, Mr. David Gilmour.

  • Grant recipient shows Ambassador how palm oil extractor operates. (Photo Credit: U.S. Embassy Bujumbura)

    Supporting Palm oil producers in Rumonge

    December 12 – Ambassador Liberi visits APROPABU, recipient of an African Development Foundation grant of $8,000 for the purchase and installation of a palm oil extractor in Rumonge, Bururi.

  • Ambassador plays the drums with the grant recipient. (Photo Credit: U.S. Embassy Bujumbura)

    Funding green energy for the Batwa

    December 11 – Ambassador Liberi visited Action Batwa in Gitega, an organization funded in 2012 by the Self Help Program with $15,000 to set up a solar panel at a boarding home for Batwa children.

  • A student asks questions about the situation of sexual violence in Burundi. (Photo Credit: U.S. Embassy Bujumbura)

    Elimination of violence against women

    December 10 – Ambassador hosts the showing of a film on victims of sexual violence produced by Association for Reconciliation and Development through English with a Democracy and Human Rights grant.

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