USAID is the world’s premier international development agency driving efforts to build a world that is safer, healthier, and more prosperous for everyone. In support of America’s foreign policy, USAID leads the U.S. Government’s international development and disaster assistance through partnerships and investments that save lives, reduce poverty, strengthen democratic governance, and help people emerge from humanitarian crises and progress beyond assistance.
What we do
USAID programs address development challenges by partnering with organizations across the public, private, and nonprofit sectors to harness their expertise innovation, and sustainable solutions.
Promote global health
Investments in global health protect Americans and promote social social and economic progress.
Empower women & girls
Peace and progress can be sustained only with women’s equal access to economic opportunities and civic participation.
Support global stability
We address poverty around the world to reduce conflict and instability
Deliver humanitarian aid
When disaster strikes, we provide urgently needed lifesaving supplies.
Accelerating progress globally
USAID operates Missions in 80-plus countries and programs in more than 100 countries. Through assistance programs, the Agency invests in the accelerations of progress and prosperity in partner countries all over the world.
- Europe and Eurasia
- Latin America and the Caribbean
- Middle East