MCC plays a critical role in supporting Power Africa, the U.S. Government’s initiative to increase access to power on the African continent, by working with its partner countries to attract private investment to their power sectors.

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MCC: Answering President Obama’s call to end extreme poverty

With every partnership MCC creates and every investment opportunity MCC helps create, we work to make the President's vision of ending extreme poverty a reality so we can put ourselves out of business. MCC is ready to answer the President's call. Read

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Land and Land Rights for Landless of Senegal

MCC and Senegal are working together to address complex land tenure issues that impede economic potential and agricultural productivity. In one area, those issues stretch back generations. Read

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A bridge like no others in Senegal

The inauguration of the Ndioum Bridge in northern Senegal marked much more than just the opening of a new piece of infrastructure, writes MCC Deputy Resident Country Director Molly Glenn.  Read

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The look of growth: green blades of rice

The Ngalenka area of Senegal is being transformed from a brown, dry region to a green, thriving hub of rice production because of MCC's irrigation and water management project, writes Resident Country Director Randy Wood. Read

The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is an innovative and independent U.S. foreign aid agency that is helping lead the fight against global poverty.  Created by the U.S. Congress in January 2004 with strong bipartisan support, MCC is changing the conversation on how best to deliver smart U.S. foreign assistance by focusing on good policies, country ownership, and results.

Countries with signed Compacts solicit, award and administer procurements for goods, works and services based on the programs in their compact. The most recent procurements are listed to the right.

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MCC at ten: ten years of reducing poverty

At this decade milestone, celebrate the progress and explore the evidence of how MCC is improving the lives of the world’s poor by reducing poverty through economic growth.

Calendar of Events

  • December 12, 2014

    Quarterly Public Town Hall Meeting

    At MCC's quarterly public town hall meeting, the discussion will include overview of the December Board of Directors meeting, threshold programs and the 2015 selection process. This event is open to the public.
  • December 10, 2014

    Board of Directors Meeting, December 2014

    The Millennium Challenge Corporation's nine-member Board of Directors will hold its quarterly meeting to discuss proposed resolutions for threshold and compact assistance, the exploration of new partnerships and the 2015 selection process.
  • November 18, 2014

    MCC: A Decade of Driving Change and Delivering Impact

    MCC will celebrate 10 years as a leader in reducing poverty, its proven model in promoting country-led solutions in the world’s poorest countries and its approach to making U.S. development assistance smarter and more effective for the U.S. taxpayer.

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MCC supports the United Nations Millennium Development Goals to reduce poverty and hunger, strengthen access to education and improve health by emphasizing good governance and the prioritization of investments toward sustainable economic growth.