The US Chargé d’Affairs honors fellowship recipients and exchange program participants

Chargé d’Affairs to the United States, Amy J. Hyatt, organized a ceremony on October 4, 2021 in honor of Comoros citizens who have participated in U.S. exchange programs and who have recently received grants from the U.S. Embassy to help them address challenges in their communities. Since 2020, the US government has given lunar citizens and organizations more than $85,000 in grants.

“These grants and programs, along with our cooperation with the Comoros government in several areas, represent the United States Government’s continued commitment to strengthening bilateral cooperation and relations between our two countries and advancing our common goal of a prosperous future for all of the islands,” said Chargé d’Affaires Hayat during the October 4 event at the Golden Tulip. Moon”.

Program scholarship recipients 2020 Special Self-Help for Ambassador She is the Association of Association Business Pros (A2PC), Association of Youth for Sustainable Development in Bangoi-kouni (AJ2D BK) and Association for the Development of Vouvouni (ACDV). Program grants were received by the Cooperative of Tuamaya, the Cooperative of Des Pecheur and Vendius de Poisson de Nsaoigny, the Steering Committee of Pandamage and the Lemba Association. 2021 Special Ambassador Self-Help Program. Ahmed Bakkar won the competition Public Diplomacy Small Grants Competition for this year 2021.

Hayat’s director also honored Salem Yousef, Ainesha Abu Bakr Amdi, Ali Abdul Rahman Shamsuddin, Sadi Abdullah Muhammad, Fatima Bakkar and Ibrahim Saeed for their participation in the American exchanges, particularly the programme. Hey Mandela Washington, the program Study American institutes (Susi), l’International Visitor Leadership Program, the program Fulbright and the African Women Entrepreneurship Program.

Chargé d’Affairs also commended the work of the Comorian Association for Childhood and Community Development (CEDAC) for the success of its $100,000 US Embassy-funded program that brought together civil society leaders and local government representatives from the three islands to discuss ways to improve local governance and increase democratic dialogue.

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These projects, whatever their dimensions, demonstrate the commitment of the American people and the American government to strengthen its relations with the Comoros and to help the Comoros build a strong, prosperous and democratic Comoros.

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