Slideshows are listed by date from most recent to oldest.

  • Nepal Compact Signing Ceremony

    Nepal Compact Signing

    On September 14, 2017, MCC and the Government of Nepal signed a $500 million compact to spur economic growth and reduce poverty in Nepal.

  • Kosovo Threshold Signing Ceremony

    Kosovo President Hashim Thaçi, left, and MCC Acting CEO Jonathan Nash sign the Kosovo Threshold Program on September 12, 2017, in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Steve Ruark for MCC)

    On September 12, 2017, MCC and the Government of the Republic of Kosovo signed a $49 million threshold program to spur economic growth and reduce poverty in Kosovo.

  • MCC Celebrates Africa Day 2017


    The continent of Africa is the largest recipient of MCC development assistance, with 20 compacts and 11 threshold programs signed since 2004. This Africa Day, MCC is showcasing the work of our Africa programs currently in operation.

  • MCC Marks World Water Day 2017

    Around the world, 663 million people are living without a safe water supply close to home. Safe and reliable water systems are a vital component to fulfilling MCC’s mission of reducing poverty through economic growth.

  • MCC Helps Children Lead Healthy, Prosperous Lives

    MCC works with partner countries around the world to transform the lives of children and their families by investing in projects that help people lift themselves out of poverty – in areas like education, health services and infrastructure.

  • MCC Celebrates International Day of the Girl Child

    MCC’s education investments in our partner countries are maximizing opportunities available to girls and young women, promoting economic growth, and contributing to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals.

  • MCC and Let Girls Learn

    See how MCC’s education projects support the Let Girls Learn Initiative.

  • MCC Health Care Projects Around the World

    There is a strong link between poverty and health. MCC works to mitigate the causes of poor health identified by partner countries as constraints to growth, which can include improved health services, clean water and sanitation, education, and policy reform.

  • MCC Celebrates International Women’s Day 2016

    Throughout all stages of its global investments, MCC looks to boost economic opportunities for women and girls, and to address gender inequalities that limit growth and poverty reduction.

  • MCC and Power Africa

    MCC is a major contributor to Power Africa, the U.S. Government's effort to double access to power in sub-Saharan Africa through investments in infrastructure, policy and regulatory reforms and institutional capacity building.