Woman squatting next to open solar suitcase (Courtesy of Laura Stachel)

With her solar suitcase, she transforms health care

Shocked by the lack of reliable electricity in some rural health clinics, Laura Stachel and her husband designed a portable solar electric system.
Illustration of helicopter dropping aid onto map of Africa (State Dept./D. Thompson)

U.S. helps people and economies of Africa recover from COVID-19

The United States continues to help African nations fight COVID-19 while also helping their economies recover from the pandemic.
Field of tulips (© Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

400 years of American-Dutch economic ties

The Dutch and Americans have enjoyed a 400-year trade relationship. Their countries will co-host the 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Summit June 3-5.

7 questions for entrepreneur Claude Grunitzky

Claude Grunitzky of True answers questions from budding African entrepreneurs during a webchat organized by the Young African Leaders Initiative Network.

All aboard the idea train

During August the past two years, civic-minded youth with ideas — whether about society, business or art — have set out on a train...
Two women standing on dirt path and looking at tablet (Fundación Capital)

Creating new startups with the help of an app

A USAID-funded program teaches finance to families in Latin America with tablet computers. Some of them start businesses and succeed.
Woman touching screen with graphs and gear shapes (© Shutterstock)

Entrepreneurship summit in India will open doors

The Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad, India, will connect new entrepreneurs with investors and spotlight women's role as job creators.
Yolanda Ibarra smiling (U.S. Embassy Peru)

In Peru, women are launching more businesses

An online program for entrepreneurs is helping Peruvian women launch their own business ventures and boost their local economies.
Farm machinery operating in field (State Dept.)

Free market system makes U.S. world leader in agriculture [video]

Secretary Pompeo emphasizes America's global leadership in agriculture during a trip to Iowa and notes U.S. generosity in food donations.