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World Vision U.S. names Edgar Sandoval as New President

May 31, 2018 (Seattle) –– World Vision United States has named Edgar Sandoval as its next President and Chief Executive Officer. Sandoval, 53, has served as the organization’s Chief Operating Officer for the past three years. He will assume his new duties on October 1. Sandoval will take over from Richard E. Stearns, who announced his retirement in January.

“Edgar embodies World Vision’s core values and has demonstrated his commitment to the mission of World Vision since he joined three years ago,” said Dr. Joan Singleton, World Vision U.S. Board Chair. “He has a consistent track record of delivering Read More “World Vision U.S. names Edgar Sandoval as New President”

USAID awards VillageReach $14.7 million for Last Mile Supply Chain Project

VillageReach has been awarded $14.7 million by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to strengthen the last mile supply chain in Mozambique. This 5-year cooperative agreement will support the development of a more streamlined and effective distribution system to address chronic logistics and transport challenges at the local level.

“We know how to improve health and save lives with existing treatments, but often they aren’t available where they are needed most,” said Emily Bancroft, President of VillageReach. “This new award will allow us to work with our partners to implement new approaches that make sure that everyone in Mozambique Read More “USAID awards VillageReach $14.7 million for Last Mile Supply Chain Project”

Oxfam America Announces Fatema Z. Sumar as New Vice President of Global Programs

Today, international development and anti-poverty organization Oxfam America announced that Fatema Z. Sumar is joining Oxfam’s Senior Leadership Team as Vice President of Global Programs.

Ms. Sumar joins Oxfam America following a distinguished career in the U.S. government where she led U.S. efforts to advance sustainable development and economic policy in emerging markets and fragile countries. Most recently, Ms. Sumar served as Regional Deputy Vice President for Europe, Asia, Pacific, and Latin America at the U.S. Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), where she managed investments focused on international growth and poverty reduction. Prior to MCC, she served as the Deputy Assistant Read More “Oxfam America Announces Fatema Z. Sumar as New Vice President of Global Programs”