Doctor listening to child's heart with stethoscope as child sits on mother's lap (USAID/Riaz Jahanpour)

Africa Day: U.S. partnerships with African nations endure

The United States is a partner with Africa. Learn how America is supporting public health and economic growth in African nations.
Young man yelling and gesturing at front of large crowd of people protesting in Burma (© AP Images)

The dire cost of Burma’s internet shutdown [infographic]

Burma's military has blocked the internet to stymie calls for democracy. Learn more about the far-reaching effects of denying the right to information.
Man in field holding bundle of rice stalks above his head (Morgana Wingard/USAID)

At 50, Bangladesh lifts millions from poverty

Bangladesh has lifted more than 25 million people out of poverty in the last 15 years. Learn how the United States continues to support the country.
Young woman measuring baby held by another woman while third woman watches (Peace Corps)

Peace Corps celebrates 60 years of global volunteerism

As the Peace Corps celebrates six decades of volunteerism this year, take a look back at some of its work and learn more about its history.
Three people smiling in boat (© Peace Corps)

Peace Corps volunteers making a difference in the Philippines

The Peace Corps has sent 9,300 volunteers to the Philippines since 1961 to serve as teachers, conservationists and community developers.
Smiling woman standing in field of maize (USAID)

U.S. and India partner to fight poverty in Asia, Africa

The United States and India are partnering to help farmers in Africa protect crop yields and to improve health outcomes in countries in Asia.
Two silhouetted men standing at top of utility pole (© Sanjay Kanojia/AFP/Getty Images)

Bringing clean and affordable energy to South Asia

The U.S. is working with nations in South Asia to develop more clean energy sources that expand access and reduce pollution.
Aerial view of coal plant (© Du Yu/Xinhua News Agency/eyevine/Redux)

China’s energy development model exports pollution

China's government is financing coal-fired power plants in developing countries, exporting environmental pollution around the world.
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3 U.S. firms stood out in 2020 for their values

Learn about the firms that won the 2020 Secretary of State's Award for Corporate Excellence by modeling strong business ethics in global communities.