Millennium Challenge Corporation - MCC

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.

MCC works w/ partner countries around the 🌍 to transform lives of children & families by investing in projects that help...
11/20/2020

MCC works w/ partner countries around the 🌍 to transform lives of children & families by investing in projects that help people lift themselves out of poverty like education & health. Investing in children = investing in the next generation for prosperity #WorldChildrensDay

MCC has dubbed 2020 the #YearofWASH as we’re flush with evidence from our work in the #WASH sector 💧. As countries recov...
11/19/2020

MCC has dubbed 2020 the #YearofWASH as we’re flush with evidence from our work in the #WASH sector 💧. As countries recover from the #COVID19 pandemic, having access to clean water & sanitation is more important than ever!

Learn more ➡️ https://www.mcc.gov/news-and-events/feature/year-of-wash

11/10/2020

MCC recently adopted #blendedfinance as an institutional investment criterion to advance blended finance opportunities at the earliest stages of the program development process

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MCC’s Women in Energy scholarship program in #Kosovo is providing girls with scholarships to study science, technology, ...
11/08/2020

MCC’s Women in Energy scholarship program in #Kosovo is providing girls with scholarships to study science, technology, engineering + math (STEM) — preparing them for careers in the energy sector. MCC is committed to strengthening economic opportunities for women! 🧪⚙️🔬#STEMDay

Need a speaker for your event? MCC launched a new way to request our expert staff to connect with your audience! Learn a...
11/06/2020

Need a speaker for your event? MCC launched a new way to request our expert staff to connect with your audience! Learn about our new Speakers Bureau program + how you can request an expert for your next event ➡️ https://www.mcc.gov/about/speakers-bureau

Check out our latest Evaluation Brief to learn how MCC improved tourism & employment opportunities in Etosha National pa...
11/05/2020
Improving Aspects of Etosha National Park in Namibia | Millennium Challenge Corporation

Check out our latest Evaluation Brief to learn how MCC improved tourism & employment opportunities in Etosha National park in #Namibia while conserving the natural resources that Namibians depend on 👇

https://www.mcc.gov/resources/doc/evalbrief-092720-nam-etosha-park

Learn the results of a project from MCC’s Namibia Compact that aimed to draw more tourists to Namibia through a marketing campaign.

Thanks for following along as we shared stories of how MCC is advancing the #WGDP Initiative of strengthening economic o...
11/02/2020

Thanks for following along as we shared stories of how MCC is advancing the #WGDP Initiative of strengthening economic opportunities for women all around the 🌍 #BelieveinWEE

We #BelieveinWEE and the #WGDP Initiative – that’s why we work with our partner countries to unlock the economic potential of women and overcome financial, legal, & cultural barriers that prevent women from fully engaging in their countries’ economies.

Stay updated with all things WEE 👇
https://www.mcc.gov/news-and-events/feature/womens-economic-empowerment

Here’s what’s featured in our October Newsletter Update: ⭐ @MCC_CEO Trip to Benin + Sierra Leone ⭐ MCC’s New Partnership...
11/02/2020

Here’s what’s featured in our October Newsletter Update:

⭐ @MCC_CEO Trip to Benin + Sierra Leone
⭐ MCC’s New Partnership with @Africa50Infra
⭐ Beneficiary Highlight: Ismène's Story
⭐ #BelieveinWEE Campaign

AND MORE! Check out the 📰 here:
https://spark.adobe.com/page/voQ8zAFFFHzQW/

We #BelieveinWEE + the #WGDP Initiative because women and girls often suffer disproportionately from a lack of access to...
11/01/2020

We #BelieveinWEE + the #WGDP Initiative because women and girls often suffer disproportionately from a lack of access to clean water and adequate sanitation 💧 MCC is addressing these inequalities through our focus on #WASH projects.

Learn more ➡️
https://www.mcc.gov/news-and-events/feature/year-of-wash

MCC’s energy investments, including those in Benin, Ghana, & Malawi, are expanding access to reliable electricity ⚡ We #...
10/30/2020

MCC’s energy investments, including those in Benin, Ghana, & Malawi, are expanding access to reliable electricity ⚡ We #BelieveinWEE + #WGDP Pillar 3 because ⬆️ women’s access to energy & their participation in the energy sector is crucial to the economic development of our country partners.

Through expanded access to on- and off-grid energy, technical assistance, and education and training for women to participate in the energy sector, MCC’s investments successfully break down barriers that prevent women from fully engaging in their local economies #EmpoweringWomen

What does #EmpoweringWomen mean? Whether it’s providing job training, overcoming barriers for land ownership rights, or ...
10/29/2020

What does #EmpoweringWomen mean? Whether it’s providing job training, overcoming barriers for land ownership rights, or increasing access to markets, MCC works every day to advance the #WGDP Initiative in unlocking the economic potential of women around the 🌍 #BelieveinWEE

We #BelieveinWEE + Ivanka Trump The White House #WGDP mission of supporting women entrepreneurs, expanding income-genera...
10/28/2020

We #BelieveinWEE + Ivanka Trump The White House #WGDP mission of supporting women entrepreneurs, expanding income-generating activities & employment opportunities for women. MCC is a proud partner in advancing US govt efforts to unlock the potential of women around the 🌍

We #BelieveinWEE and the #WGDP Initiative because as @MCC_CEO said, the data is clear! When women are empowered to fully...
10/27/2020

We #BelieveinWEE and the #WGDP Initiative because as @MCC_CEO said, the data is clear! When women are empowered to fully participate in the economy, household incomes increase, businesses grow, and stronger economies emerge and endure.

Strengthening economic opportunities for women is fundamental to MCC achieving its mission of reducing poverty through e...
10/27/2020

Strengthening economic opportunities for women is fundamental to MCC achieving its mission of reducing poverty through economic growth. We believe in #WGDP Pillar 3 mission of creating a 🌍 where women can fully participate in their economies #BelieveinWEE

10/26/2020

Take a virtual journey with us to Malawi to meet Mary. We #BelieveinWEE and the #WGDP Initiative because of women like Mary, an entrepreneur who opened her own grocery store & created income for her family, thanks to a loan supported by MCC’s compact.

MCC is a proud #WGDP partner. By working on key regulatory reforms, MCC has expanded employment opportunities for women ...
10/26/2020

MCC is a proud #WGDP partner. By working on key regulatory reforms, MCC has expanded employment opportunities for women in non-traditional sectors around the world.

For example through the Benin Power Compact, 25 women were able to participate in electricity-sector entrepreneurship training, helping them acquire knowledge & skills in human resources management, accounting, commercial strategy, taxation & more! 🇺🇸 🇧🇯 #BelieveinWEE #WGDP

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MCC Evaluation Briefs summarize results & lessons learned from MCC’s independent evaluations. Check out this EB released...
10/23/2020

MCC Evaluation Briefs summarize results & lessons learned from MCC’s independent evaluations. Check out this EB released in July about how securing land tenure is raising investments and closing the gender gap in #Benin. #BelieveinWEE #WGDP ➡️ https://www.mcc.gov/resources/doc/evalbrief-072720-ben-land

We #BelieveinWEE + the #WGDP Initiative because research shows that when women are economically empowered, they invest i...
10/23/2020

We #BelieveinWEE + the #WGDP Initiative because research shows that when women are economically empowered, they invest in their families + communities.

Removing restrictions on employment is an important step in creating economic opportunities for women. MCC’s Côte d'Ivoi...
10/22/2020

Removing restrictions on employment is an important step in creating economic opportunities for women. MCC’s Côte d'Ivoire Compact is establishing new Technical and Vocational Education and Training Centers, equipping women with the resources they need to enter the workforce

#BelieveinWEE #WGDP

In every sector, MCC looks for ways to advance the #WGDP initiative by eliminating barriers to women’s participation in ...
10/22/2020

In every sector, MCC looks for ways to advance the #WGDP initiative by eliminating barriers to women’s participation in the economy. In Ghana, MCC’s Power Compact Internship Program is helping women to access greater economic opportunities in the country’s power sector. #BelieveinWEE

Learn more about how MCC is #EmpoweringWomen through #WGDP & working toward gender inclusiveness in Ghana’s Energy Sector 👇
https://www.mcc.gov/blog/entry/blog-062220-towards-gender-inclusiveness-ghana-energy-sector

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