Bringing power to some of the 600 million people in sub-Saharan Africa without electricity takes not only power lines, but also strong policies and institutions. That’s why MCC is working with the Government of Malawi on a new approach for its power sector.
As part of the MCC-Morocco Employability and Land Compact, an innovative, scalable new model for secondary education is being introduced in approximately 100 schools throughout Morocco to create a more highly skilled workforce to accelerate economic growth.
MCC’s investments supported the Government of Cabo Verde as it undertook institutional reforms that are expanding access to and affordability of water and sanitation services to help people lift themselves out of poverty.
In July 2016, MCC signed a $437 million compact with the Government of Niger to improve access to water for agriculture and livestock and expand access to markets. Read a Q&A with MCC Resident Country Director for Niger Kristin Penn.
Today is World AIDS Day. MCC and the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief are working to empower and enable our country partners to use data to enhance their program results and move us closer to an AIDS-free generation.