Dispatches from the Field

Grow, Nourish, Sustain: Farming Progress in Northeast Syria

Food is always a primary concern in vulnerable communities affected by conflict. Emergency feeding programs are important to meet immediate needs when communities are recovering from conflict, but families are also looking for ways to rebuild self-reliance. Under the USAID-funded Syria Emergency Food Security Program (SEFSP) III program, Blumont worked with 500 rural Syrians to restore the farms that sustain their diets and livelihoods.

Virtual Learning Keeps Students Engaged

As COVID-19 spread in the Sindh Province of Pakistan earlier this year, school-age children were among the hardest hit as schools shut down to keep staff and students safe. The USAID-funded Sindh Community Mobilization Program (CMP) quickly stepped in to keep students engaged at home.