Colombia

U.S. Department of State and World Environment Center Launch Pathways to Prosperity Innovation Challenge to Empower Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in the Western Hemisphere

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February 12, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, in partnership with the World Environment Center (WEC), is pleased to announce open registration for the first Pathways to Prosperity in the Americas Innovation Challenge today, February 12, 2014.

Merck Applauds Colombia for First PAHO/WHO Verification of Elimination of River Blindness

Historic Milestone Reflects Successful Collaboration Among MECTIZAN® Donation Program and Partners
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WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., July 29, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, applauds the government of Colombia whose work with the MECTIZAN® Donation Program and The Carter Center-sponsored Onchocerciasis Elimination Program for the Americas led to today’s Pan American Health Organization, the World Health Organization’s Regional Office for the Americas (PAHO/WHO), verification of Colombia as the first country in the world to eliminate the transmission of river blindness (onchocerciasis), using MECTIZAN (ivermectin).

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. and The Cafe Femenino Foundation Work Together to Improve Lives in Coffee-Producing Communities

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December 16, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (GMCR) has awarded the Café Femenino Foundation a $46,200 grant to support poverty reduction programs in Colombia and Peru in 2014. These funds will be directed toward coffee-producing communities in the Cauca Region of Colombia and throughout Northern Peru in communities located in Lambayeque, San Martin, Amazonas and Cajamarca.

Joyful Ceremony in Zambia Thanks Children International and Sponsors for School Feeding Program

School Feeding Programs in Zambia Help Improve School Attendance While Meeting Nutritional Needs
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Kansas City, MO, December 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Representatives from schools in Lusaka, Zambia, gathered at a joyful ceremony in Kanyama to thank Children International and Children International sponsors for the assistance their students have received through the School Feeding Program.

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