• A Brighter Future

    A woman cooking outside in the dark by flashlight in Monrovia, Liberia.

    MCC's Liberia Compact aimed to encourage economic growth and reduce poverty in Liberia by focusing on inadequate access to reliable and affordable electricity and road infrastructure.

  • Building a Prosperous Future

    MCC’s Sierra Leone Threshold Program drove institutional reforms and invested in critical infrastructure to improve the water and electricity sectors and encourage sustainable economic growth.

  • 2020 Year in Review

    2020 has been a year like no other. A global pandemic has reinforced the need for our investments, and throughout it all, our staff around the world and in D.C. have continued our mission.

  • Women’s Economic Empowerment

    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 growth for businesses.

  • Regional Investments

    With this compact authority, MCC is well-positioned to increase the impact of its investments and look beyond borders to leverage regional partnerships.

  • American Catalyst Facility for Development

    Discover five things to know about MCC's and DFC's new blended finance mechanism, the American Catalyst Facility for Development or the ACFD.

  • MCC's Contribution to the U.S.'s Global COVID-19 Response

    Discover how MCC's programs are improving health outcomes in our partner countries and how our model will promote post-pandemic economic revitalization.

  • Year of WASH

    Discover the flood of evidence and learning MCC is releasing in 2020 from our work in the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector. This page will be updated throughout the year with WASH-related content.

  • Securing the Future

    MCC’s Georgia II Compact provided students and educators with essential skills and training that will help build the country’s workforce and boost long-term economic growth and prosperity.

  • Set Up for Success

    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.

  • The BUILD Act

    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

  • Measuring Public-Private Partnership Potential

    Photo: Port of Cotonou, Benin

    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.

  • Water is Life

    Water is essential to life. And in Jordan, one of the driest, most water poor countries on Earth, MCC’s water and wastewater investments are expected to benefit more than 3 million people.