Success Stories

Fire station in Gilbert, Iowa

May 16, 2014 - Staff from USDA Rural Development today participated in a groundbreaking ceremony for a new multi-purpose facility in Gilbert.  The building will house a new fire station, as well as city offices and a community room.

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Rural schools on remote, tropical, Western-Pacific islands often suffer from vandalism, graffiti and break-ins, especially after dark and on weekends. This was true at the elementary school in Lukop Village in Pohnpei. Lukop Elementary School has over

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Picture of Cedar Creek Apartments

Built in 1983, the Brandychase Apartments were showing their age. The low-income housing complex had served the resort community of Jackson Hole for over thirty years and provided affordable living for seniors and other low-income families.

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For Leon and Priscille Boucher of Berlin, New Hampshire, a new roof meant they could use their pots and pans for cooking rather than collecting the water dripping from the ceiling.

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Palisade Fire Station

The preexisting fire barn in Palisade, Nebraska, was too small to accommodate the needs of its Rural Fire District.

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For the past nine years, Ernest & Janette Sanchez, along with their six children, were living in a small home that they shared with their in-laws. Having to live with three other families in a four-bedroom home, their living condition were extremely overcrowded to say the least.

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Sherilyn Cruz is a single mother raising three children on her own. She has been employed with the Department of Education as a teacher’s aide for over 13 years.

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Employees and Clients in front of the Winning Wheels Rehabilitation Office

Jay* survived his military deployment without injury, but not the car accident he suffered in Florida; Susan* was seriously injured when a train hit her car at a railroad crossing in Indiana; and John* is a young man in Illinois whose motorcycle crash cut short his plans for the future.  Each of

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Village of Harrison Well Controls

The Village of Harrison found itself with an aged water infrastructure.  Nitrates were too high and did not meet the State Water Drinking Act.  Water mains were 40-50 years old, leaking, breaking, and were either cast-iron or galvanized pipe.  Water meters had outlived their useful life.

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GSC Chipotle

Gale Carr, GSC Chipotle Texas, Ltd. received a Value-Added Producer Grant in 2014. Working capital grant funds are being used to cover costs of labor, utilities, packaging, labeling, marketing, promotion and processing of rare and popular chile pepper cultivars.

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