Women’s economic empowerment is fundamental to achieving MCC’s mission of reducing poverty through economic growth. Empowering women leads to stronger economies, increases in household incomes, and higher profits for businesses.
MCC’s Compact with Zambia invested in critical infrastructure improvements and drove institutional reforms in the capital city of Lusaka to increase residents’ access to water, sanitation and drainage services—improving health and encouraging economic growth.
MCC’s investments in Malawi’s power sector established a foundation on which the Government of Malawi, private sector investors, and regional partners now have an opportunity to build a brighter future for Malawi.
MCC is positioned to contribute to the impact of the BUILD Act with our expertise in basing decisions on evidence and economic analysis, leveraging private sector investment, and incentivizing policy and institutional reforms
MCC joins a delegation from the U.S. Department of Commerce and the President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa on a mission to Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana to gather insight into market opportunities and challenges faced by U.S. businesses in these fast-growing economies.
MCC’s Compact with Indonesia invested in the nation’s people, businesses and economy through projects to reduce childhood malnutrition, modernize government procurement, improve resource management, and increase investment in agriculture and renewable energy.
MCC believes that the key to unleashing growth potential in its partner countries is through engagement and collaboration with the private sector. Here's a new tool MCC is using to evaluate the capacity and readiness of countries to implement public-private partnerships.