Exchange Program Alumni Help Togolese Women Overcome Obstacles

As part of its celebration of Women’s History Month, the U.S. Embassy in Togo on March 22 kicked off a new initiative aimed at helping Togolese women of all ages overcome obstacles in their personal and professional lives. The initiative, titled “How Women Rise,” includes a series of conferences in multiple cities spotlighting a cross-section …

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Embassy and Peace Corps support youth empowerment with “Camp Unite”

On July 12, 2017, Ambassador Gilmour and staff from the U.S. Embassy visited “Camp Unité” , a leadership camp for teenage boys and girls organized by Peace Corps and the Togo YMCA, in Bagbe, a town about 35 km from Lome. ” Camp Unité” is a two-week  event that brings together 130 boys and girls …

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