Western Europe was in tatters 70 years ago. The Marshall Plan became the blueprint for a “hand up” that transformed nations, and it has lessons for our Agency’s work today. Says Administrator Green: “At USAID, we believe that if countries are willing to make the tough choices, if they're willing to do some of the difficult things, …[w]e should walk with them on their journey to self-reliance.”
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Ghana and Nepal were recognized for eliminating trachoma, a milestone reached with help from USAID. We also announced new funding for Ebola and people in Africa’s Lake Chad region, and new efforts to assist religious minority communities in Iraq.
Meet the Georgia entrepreneur with a dream. She took a chance to assist in revitalizing her hometown. The government took a chance too with grants to boost the economic fortunes of fledgling communities. Match made!
Collaborating with USAID
As much as $1 billion in new power transmission lines will link power plants Power Africa is helping build to people and industry throughout Africa, all because of a partnership between the United States and South Korea.