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USAID Administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah’s Remarks at the 2012 Global Diaspora Forum

Watch the inspiring remarks that USAID Administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah gave at the 2012 Global Diaspora Forum and read a transcript of his speech here.

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Lidya Teferra, 25, is a teacher at Urael primary school, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She has divided the class up in to small groups to work together.

Honoring the Work of Diaspora Volunteers

Michael Deal, the CEO of the Volunteers for Economic Growth Alliance (VEGA) discusses the added value of diasporas to international volunteering programs and highlights the nominees for the 2012 Diaspora Volunteer Service Awards.


Online Platform Links Students with Scholarships from Diaspora Donors

Educate Lanka’s online platform has already enabled hundreds of Sri Lankan students to overcome financial hardship and continue their education. Read how this diaspora organization is globalizing its philanthropic model.

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