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Millennium Challenge Corporation - MCC Welcome to MCC - a United States Government agency reducing poverty through economic growth in developing countries. For official information, please visit http://www.mcc.gov.

For MCC's privacy policy, visit http://www.mcc.gov/privacy The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is an innovative and independent U.S. Government foreign aid agency that is helping lead the fight against global poverty. Established in January 2004, MCC is based on the principle that aid is most effective when it reinforces good governance, economic freedom and investments in people. MCC’s mission is to reduce global poverty through the promotion of sustainable economic growth.

From our MCC team in Washington, DC and all around the world, we wish you a happy holiday season! 🎄❄️
12/24/2020

From our MCC team in Washington, DC and all around the world, we wish you a happy holiday season! 🎄❄️

In MCC’s commitment to transparency, we released 84  evaluation briefs in 2020! Evaluation briefs are technically rigoro...
12/23/2020

In MCC’s commitment to transparency, we released 84 evaluation briefs in 2020! Evaluation briefs are technically rigorous but user-friendly summary report on key findings from MCC investments.

Check out more MCC achievements in this #YearLikeNoOther ➡️ https://www.mcc.gov/news-and-events/feature/year-in-review-2020

MCC’s @WhiteHouse #WGDP accomplishments in this #YearLikeNoOther:⭐ 14,000 women reached⭐ 10,000 women participated in a ...
12/22/2020

MCC’s @WhiteHouse #WGDP accomplishments in this #YearLikeNoOther:

⭐ 14,000 women reached
⭐ 10,000 women participated in a program designed to ⬆️access to economic opportunity
⭐ 4,000 women participated in workforce training

See more MCC milestones from 2020: http://www.mcc.gov/2020

2020 has been a #YearLikeNoOther. Check out our new feature page that highlights MCC’s key milestones & achievements thi...
12/21/2020
2020 Year in Review | Millennium Challenge Corporation

2020 has been a #YearLikeNoOther. Check out our new feature page that highlights MCC’s key milestones & achievements this year.

Check it out 👇
https://www.mcc.gov/news-and-events/feature/year-in-review-2020

2020Year 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: reducing global poverty through economic growth. From priorities with purpose and major mile...

U.S. Embassy Freetown, Sierra Leone
12/18/2020

U.S. Embassy Freetown, Sierra Leone

Salone do well! Ambassador Maria Brewer, MCC Resident Threshold Director Matt Langhenry and MCCU CEO Ndeye Fatu Koroma congratulate President Bio on Sierra Leone's selection for an MCC compact. The multimillion dollar grant agreement will support Sierra Leone's efforts to reduce poverty through economic growth.

MCC CEO Sean Cairncross on this week’s Board of Directors’ announcement to choose Sierra Leone, Kiribati, + the Solomon ...
12/17/2020

MCC CEO Sean Cairncross on this week’s Board of Directors’ announcement to choose Sierra Leone, Kiribati, + the Solomon Islands for MCC assistance:

ICYMI: MCC’s Board of Directors announced selection of Sierra Leone for a new compact, Kiribati for a new threshold prog...
12/17/2020
MCC Board of Directors Selects New Countries for Grant Assistance Programs | Millennium Challenge Corporation

ICYMI: MCC’s Board of Directors announced selection of Sierra Leone for a new compact, Kiribati for a new threshold program, & approved the $23M Solomon Islands Threshold Program. MCC looks forward to working with these countries to reduce poverty through economic growth! 🇸🇱 🇰🇮 🇸🇧

Read more about the announcement 👇
https://www.mcc.gov/news-and-events/release/release-121620-mcc-board-of-directors-selects-new-countries-for-grant-assistance-programs

Press Release MCC Board of Directors Selects New Countries for Grant Assistance Programs For Immediate Release December 16, 2020 Contact: 202-521-3880 Email: [email protected] WASHINGTON, D.C., December 16, 2020 – At its quarterly meeting on December 15, the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Boar...

The MCC Board of Directors has unanimously approved the Solomon Islands Threshold Program.
12/16/2020

The MCC Board of Directors has unanimously approved the Solomon Islands Threshold Program.

The MCC Board of Directors has unanimously selected #Kiribati for a new threshold program.
12/16/2020

The MCC Board of Directors has unanimously selected #Kiribati for a new threshold program.

The MCC Board of Directors has unanimously selected #SierraLeone for a new compact partnership
12/16/2020

The MCC Board of Directors has unanimously selected #SierraLeone for a new compact partnership

12/14/2020

Stay tuned: We have more exciting updates from our December Board Meeting coming tomorrow!

#YearLikeNoOther

November highlights from this #YearLikeNoOther: ⭐ FY21 Scorecards Released ⭐ CNBC Africa Interview with MCC CEO Sean Cai...
12/14/2020

November highlights from this #YearLikeNoOther:

⭐ FY21 Scorecards Released
⭐ CNBC Africa Interview with MCC CEO Sean Cairncross
⭐ PPP Toolkit Launched with World Bank

October was packed with MCC activity!  ✳️ MCC CEO Sean Cairncross traveled to #Benin & #SierraLeone  ✳️ #BelieveinWEE Ca...
12/14/2020

October was packed with MCC activity!

✳️ MCC CEO Sean Cairncross traveled to #Benin & #SierraLeone
✳️ #BelieveinWEE Campaign & WEE Page
✳️ 2 MOUs Signed - Africa50 + OECD
✳️ New Regional Feature Page
✳️ Africa Regional Media Hub press briefing with MCC CEO

#YearLikeNoOther

September 2020 MCC highlights:  📌 Kosovo Prime Minister Avdullah Hoti visited MCC  📌 Closed El Salvador Compact  📌 Creat...
12/14/2020

September 2020 MCC highlights:

📌 Kosovo Prime Minister Avdullah Hoti visited MCC
📌 Closed El Salvador Compact
📌 Created Speakers Bureau
📌 Created Social Media Toolkit
📌 New #blendedfinance taskforce with U.S. International Development Finance Corporation

#YearLikeNoOther

In July, we added 2️⃣ new institutional investment criteria – Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE) & Blended Finance. The ...
12/11/2020

In July, we added 2️⃣ new institutional investment criteria – Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE) & Blended Finance. The criteria will ensure these priorities are included in program development from the start!

#YearLikeNoOther

In 1948, @UN adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights to identify common rights & freedoms for all people in al...
12/10/2020

In 1948, @UN adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights to identify common rights & freedoms for all people in all nations – today, we celebrate these rights & continue our work of protecting & promoting these fundamental & essential freedoms #HumanRightsDay

MCC not only ranks #1 Most Transparent Agency in the U.S. Government, but also ranks as the top bilateral donor in the 🌍...
12/10/2020

MCC not only ranks #1 Most Transparent Agency in the U.S. Government, but also ranks as the top bilateral donor in the 🌍!

#YearLikeNoOther

June was a big month for MCC! ✳️ Released ⭐ Reports on Zambia + Malawi ✳️ @ForeignPolicy event w/ @MCC_CEO ✳️ Ranked #1 ...
12/10/2020

June was a big month for MCC!

✳️ Released ⭐ Reports on Zambia + Malawi
✳️ @ForeignPolicy event w/ @MCC_CEO
✳️ Ranked #1 as Most Transparent Agency in U.S. Govt
✳️ Highlighted MCC procurement response to #COVID19
✳️ Board approved Burkina Faso Compact

#YearLikeNoOther

The U.S. business partners page features an interactive map that highlights U.S. businesses we work with & how MCC is: 📌...
12/09/2020

The U.S. business partners page features an interactive map that highlights U.S. businesses we work with & how MCC is:

📌 creating opportunities for U.S. businesses
📌 working w the private sector to ensure sustainability & create American jobs

http://mcc.gov/contracts-map

Our health feature page highlights MCC’s health programs & contribution to the U.S.’s global #COVID19 response Check it ...
12/09/2020
MCC's Contribution to the U.S.'s Global COVID-19 Response | Millennium Challenge Corporation

Our health feature page highlights MCC’s health programs & contribution to the U.S.’s global #COVID19 response

Check it out here 👇
https://www.mcc.gov/news-and-events/feature/mcc-us-covid-response

#YearLikeNoOther

MCC’s success is rooted in its singular focus of reducing poverty through economic growth. We are most accountable and impactful working within our unique model which is designed to strengthen economies in developing countries. Our data-driven process develops investments to unlock a country’s m...

12/09/2020

In May we were excited to release TWO new innovative features:

⭐ MCC’s contribution to global #COVID19 response
⭐ U.S. Business Partners Interactive Map

#YearLikeNoOther

April was an important month in focusing MCC’s key priority areas for the remainder of 2020: ✔️ MCC’s Global Health Impa...
12/08/2020

April was an important month in focusing MCC’s key priority areas for the remainder of 2020:

✔️ MCC’s Global Health Impact
✔️ Blended finance/Private Sector Engagement
✔️ Women’s Economic Empowerment
✔️ Regional Compacts

#YearLikeNoOther

MCC dubbed 2020 as the #YearofWASH & hosted a digital #WASHWEEK to highlight MCC programs that are improving access to c...
12/07/2020

MCC dubbed 2020 as the #YearofWASH & hosted a digital #WASHWEEK to highlight MCC programs that are improving access to clean water & sanitation, a key to protecting communities from the spread of #COVID19

Check out the #YearofWASH feature page we released 👇
https://www.mcc.gov/news-and-events/feature/year-of-wash

#YearLikeNoOther

In March, the initial impact of #COVID19 was felt around the 🌍. MCC quickly responded by shifting to a virtual environme...
12/07/2020

In March, the initial impact of #COVID19 was felt around the 🌍. MCC quickly responded by shifting to a virtual environment, implementing CDC Global guidance, & underscoring MCC programs that directly & indirectly impact a country’s health outcomes.

#YearLikeNoOther

February was a busy month for MCC CEO Sean Cairncross! He: ⭐ Joined Condoleezza Rice at Hoover Institution to celebrate ...
12/04/2020

February was a busy month for MCC CEO Sean Cairncross! He:

⭐ Joined Condoleezza Rice at Hoover Institution to celebrate 15 years of agency success!
⭐ Traveled to #Germany for the Munich Security Conference
⭐ Delivered remarks at the 6th Annual Powering Africa Summit in #Miami

#YearLikeNoOther

This year, we joined @IvankaTrump & @WhiteHouse in celebrating #WGDP’s 1-year anniversary. MCC is proud a partner of #WG...
12/03/2020

This year, we joined @IvankaTrump & @WhiteHouse in celebrating #WGDP’s 1-year anniversary. MCC is proud a partner of #WGDP and its mission to economically empower women around the world!

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