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 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.
MCC celebrates Universal Children’s Day and recognizes the collaborative work of our partner countries to improve the lives of children and their families around the world by lifting them out of poverty and creating greater opportunity.
MCC's five-year, $540 million compact with Senegal was designed to boost economic growth by unlocking the country’s agricultural productivity and expanding access to markets and services by investing in roads and irrigation networks.