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USAID Publishes Manual on Job-Search Strategies in Braille
On May 29, 2014, USAID’s Persons with Disabilities Internship and Employment Project, in cooperation with the Dimitar Vlahov State School for Rehabilitation of Visually Impaired Children and Youth, presented The Manual on Job Search Strategies published in Braille for blind and visually impaired people. The manual, a collaborative effort between the Project and Dimitar Vlahov School, will provide guidance to blind and visually impaired people seeking employment.
On Thursday, May 22, the USAID Roma Education Project (REP), implemented by the Foundation for Open Society-Macedonia, held a close-out ceremony in Skopje. The 10-year project benefited more than 3,000 Roma students at all levels of education - from pre-school to university - and significantly improved rates of student enrollment, retention, and graduation. The event focused on the accomplishments of the project and acknowledged the contributions of partners and stakeholders. Several speeches and video testimonials spoke of the life-changing impact of the assistance.
On May 16, 2014, the USAID Interethnic Integration in Education Project, together with the municipality of Vinica, celebrated the completion of renovations at the Vanco Prke Secondary School in Vinica. The process of refurbishment, financially supported by the U.S. Government through the United States European Command , created a better educational environment for students and teachers in Vinica, and supports the process of interethnic integration in education.
Last updated: July 15, 2014