Alumni of U.S. Exchange Programs Join Forces for the Development of Togo

Past recipients of U.S. Government Exchange programs in Togo gathered Friday, September 28 to share ideas, connect, and establish mentoring relations among members, including the older generation and the younger one which is mainly composed of YALI fellows. Several activities in the program including a blood drive in collaboration with the National blood drive center ...
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Innovative Technology Helps Improve Local Governance

The citizens of Zio, a prefecture of 300,000 people 30 minutes north of Lome, are now able to easily report problems to local authorities, thanks to an innovative application called “Nenyo City” developed by a group of young Togolese software developers and financed by the U.S. Embassy. On September 27, 2018, the Embasy’s Deputy Chief ...
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Ambassador David Gilmour’s Remarks at Alumni Reception

Remarks at Alumni Reception September 28, 2018 Monsieur the Prefect of Zio Dear members of the diplomatic corps Dear members of the network of the Global Alumni Association of Togo Honored guests Colleagues Friends It is a great pleasure to welcome you all to my home tonight. It has become something of a tradition to ...
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Ambassador David Gilmour’s Remarks at Alumni Reception

Remarks at Alumni Reception September 28, 2018 Madame the Minister of Grassroots Development Madame the Director of FAIEJ Monsieur the Prefect of Zio Dear members of the diplomatic corps Dear members of the network of the Global Alumni Association of Togo Honored guests Colleagues Friends It is a great pleasure to welcome you all to ...
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Embassy Launches Countering Fake News Workshop

On Aug. 8 Ambassador Gilmour officially opened a three-day workshop for Togolese journalists on countering fake news. Twenty-five prominent journalists from throughout Togo attended the workshop, which will provide a global look at the fake news phenomenon, and provide concrete strategies to help journalists discern real from fake news. The workshops were led by journalists ...
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Ambassador’s Gilmour Remarks at Opening Ceremony: Afrofuturism Conference

Ambassador Gilmour Remarks Opening Ceremony Afrofuturism Conference July 25, 2018 Canal Olympia Cinema       Monsieur the Minister of Communication Monsieur the Minister of Urbanism Distinguished guests Ladies and Gentlemen It is a real pleasure to be with you this morning to open this conference. Six months ago, I was in this very same ...
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Ambassador’s Remarks during Mandela day cleaning activity on July 21, 2018 at Polyclinique de Tsévié

Remarks Ambassador Gilmour Mandela day cleaning activity July 21, 2018 –  0730 – 1100 AM Polyclinique de Tsévié et Monument de l’Union   Monsieur the Prefet, Representative of the Director of ANASAP Colleagues from the U.S. Embassy. Dear exchange program Alumni, especially YALI fellows, Ladies and gentlemen, I should begin by saying Great Work! You ...
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Mandela Washington Fellowship Reciprocal Exchange brings low-cost agricultural innovations to Togo

Scott Massey, the 23 year old founder of Heliponix , which fabricates high-tech home hydroponics systems, met Delia Diabangouaya, a young Togolese entrepreneur, while she was studying at Purdue University in 2017 as part of her Mandela Washington Fellowship. Delia is quality manager at Choco Togo , the first chocolate production facility in Togo. Scott and Delia became ...
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Remarks at Alumni Reception

Remarks at Alumni Reception September 29, 2017 Madame the Minister of Commerce Madame the Minister of Grassroots Development Madame the Representative of UNDP in Togo Members of the alumni network Honored guests Colleagues Friends It is a great pleasure to welcome you all to my home tonight. This is the second time I have hosted ...
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Ambassador David Gilmour welcomes 2017 Mandela Washington Fellows/YALI

Togo 2017 Mandela Washington Fellows were the special guests at Ambassador David Gilmour’s residence Friday September 29. Other guests included members of the government of Togo, key alumni from diverse horizons as well as representatives from YALI regional centers (RLCs). A choir of visually impaired young professionals and students opened the party with a song. The ...
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Vocational Center Creates Opportunities for Young Women

Saturday, September 23, 2017, Ms. Chantal Donvide, woman entrepreneur of the chapter African Women Entrepreneur Program (AWEP) Togo opened the Center Aklala Batik in Kpalimé. In addition to the production of Batik fabrics, this centre aims at the advancement of women and the education of the young girl.  YALI/MWF 2017 Fellows seized this opportunity to ...
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Citizens in Action: Beach Clean-Up

On Saturday  September 16, about 500 young volunteers, members and staff of NGOs, ministries and private companies of Lome promptly responded to the call of CAPLO (Club of Friends of the Beach and Oceans) and STADD (Science and the African Technology for Sustainable Development), for a beach clean-up in Lome, thanks to the initiative and ...
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Mandela Washington Fellow donated Medical Tablets to Health Practitioners

The 2017 YALI/Mandela Washington Fellowship 2017 enabled Mr. Moïse Akebim, in Public Management at the University of Minnesota, to establish a partnership with Books for Africa, an organization that donated books to African countries since 1988. The beginning of the partnership is materialized by a gift of five (05) tablets with medical program for the ...
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Ambassador Gilmour launched YALI Project to advance Transparency

The Education for Tax Transparency and Accountability Project “Nudzonola” (the awaken citizen in one of Togo’s local dialects) was launched by Ambassador Gilmour. This award project from the Transparency and Small Grant Competition will educate citizens about taxes payment, and teach them tactics and actions to take to make sure public officials manage taxes and ...
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