The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) directs international development and humanitarian efforts to save lives, alleviate poverty, strengthen democratic governance, and assist people in moving beyond assistance.

Foreign aid from the United States has always served the dual purpose of furthering American interests while improving people’s lives in developing countries. USAID implements US foreign policy by promoting broad-scale human progress while expanding stable, free societies, creating markets and trade partners for the US, and fostering goodwill abroad.

It is the world’s leading international development agency and a catalyst for development outcomes. The work of USAID advances US national security and economic prosperity, demonstrates American generosity, and promotes recipient self-sufficiency and resilience.

For more information, visit the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)