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The purpose of foreign aid is to end the need for its existence. - Mark Green, USAID Administrator

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The purpose of foreign aid is to end the need for its existence. - Mark Green, USAID Administrator

What We Do

USAID is the world's premier international development agency and a catalytic actor driving development results. USAID's work advances U.S. national security and economic prosperity, demonstrates American generosity, and promotes a path to recipient self-reliance and resilience.

Administrator Green travels to East Africa

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Venezuela Response

Providing humanitarian assistance to support Venezuelans and the communities hosting them

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USAID’s Policy Framework

Reorienting our work around partner country self-reliance

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New Partnerships Initiative

Allowing USAID to work with a more diverse range of partners and provide more entry points for organizations

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Development Journey

“We provide development assistance to help partner countries on their own development journey to self-reliance. We look at ways to help lift lives and build communities.”
– USAID Administrator Mark Green

Video: USAID Administrator Green visits Ebola Treatment Unit in Katwa, DRC

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Last updated: July 05, 2019

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