US Shores Up Kyrgyzstan's Education Sector

    The U.S. Agency for International Development earmarked USD1.5 million for a student loan guarantee program in Kyrgyzstan, U.S. Ambassador to Kyrgyzstan Tatiana Gfoeller announced. The initiative will target technical college students mostly from Kyrgyzstan’s country area. USAID has tapped a microcredit company and a bank in the European nation to administer the funding. (“U.S. government launches loan guarantee program for Kyrgyz students” - 24 Press Club, Nov. 5, 2008)

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