Blog

  • Notes from the Field: Promoting Child Health in Indonesia

    More than 8 million children in Indonesia suffer from stunted growth. MCC is investing $134.2 million to reduce stunting in 11 of Indonesia's 34 provinces with integrated sanitation, maternal and child health, and nutrition interventions.

  • The Headline No One Is Writing: Extreme Poverty Reaches New Low

    New World Bank data confirm that MCC is partnering with some of the poorest countries in the world and that these countries are making significant progress in reducing poverty.

  • A Strengthened U.S. Commitment to Global Food Security

    October 16 is World Food Day, and 2016 has been a landmark year for MCC and the U.S. Government’s work on global food security.

  • Achieving Total Sanitation in Indonesia

    Clean water and adequate sanitation are essential elements to ensure adequate growth and nutrition – what would it take to achieve total sanitation in Indonesia?

  • Protecting the environment and reducing poverty in Indonesia

    The $332.5 million Green Prosperity Project in Indonesia is designed to protect the environment while promoting improved management of natural resources. It is one of the most important environmental stewardship projects under the MCC compact with Indonesia.

  • Learning to make nutrition a priority in Indonesia

    A pair of recent conferences provided learning opportunities that will help the Indonesia Compact more effectively promote good nutrition and fight stunting. MCA-Indonesia's Dr. Minarto writes a blog.

  • The importance of nutrition to fight poverty

    Investments in nutrition fit perfectly within MCC's model because nutrition is a key driver of economic growth, writes MCC's Michelle Inkley.

  • Water: the essence of life and economic prosperity

    Photo: A boy rolls a barrel toward a water source in Lusaka. In partnership with MCC, the Zambian Government is working to reform the country’s water sector and improve drainage in the capital city of Lusaka to better meet citizens’ water and sanitation needs. These vital improvements aim to decrease the risk of water-borne disease, time spent collecting water, the cost of water, and business and household losses due to flooding.

    MCC kicks off World Water Day with a series of blogs on what MCC and it's partner countries are doing to improve delivery of clean water and sanitation services and secure these resources into the future.

  • The power of partnership in Indonesia

    Two weeks ago, MCC hosted a delegation from the Government of Indonesia for the signing of a Project Implementation Agreement, the document that sets out the operational details for implementing MCC’s compact with Indonesia.