United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

USAID is an international development agency and a catalytic actor driving development results.

USAID’s work advances U.S. national security and economic prosperity, demonstrates American generosity, and promotes a path to recipient self-reliance and resilience.

USAID’s object is to support partner to become self-reliant and capable of leading their own development journeys.

On behalf of the American people, USAID promotes and demonstrates democratic values abroad, and advances a free, peaceful, and prosperous world. In support of America’s foreign policy, USAID leads the U.S. Government’s international development and disaster assistance through partnerships and investments that save lives, reduces poverty, strengthens democratic governance, and helps people emerge from humanitarian crises and progress beyond assistance.

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