Development Assistance

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.
Large bomber flying with smaller combat aircraft (© Aijaz Rahi/AP Images)

U.S.-India defense cooperation advances Indo-Pacific security

The U.S. and India's defense partnership is creating jobs and exports in both countries while advancing security. Learn more about the collaboration.
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.
Illustration of person holding telescope with U.S. flag design while standing in front of other people and clouds in sky (State Dept./D. Thompson)

U.S. and partners support global COVID-19 economic recovery

The U.S. is working with international partners to help countries around the world recover from the economic hardship wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Illustration of helicopter dropping aid onto map of Africa (State Dept./D. Thompson)

U.S. helps people and economies of Africa recover from COVID-19

The United States continues to help African nations fight COVID-19 while also helping their economies recover from the pandemic.
Cable-stayed bridge spanning river (© R.M. Nunes/Alamy)

U.S. invests billions in Latin America

The U.S. government and private sector continue to invest billions across Latin America. Learn more about some recent initiatives.
Doctor holding stethoscope to child's chest (USAID/Daniel Lanari)

Database offers transparency on U.S. foreign aid

The Foreign Aid Explorer, a free, comprehensive, interactive database, helps users see what the United States spends on foreign aid.
Man on hill holding walking stick looking out to the horizon (Kelly Lynch/USAID)

USAID plans for global recovery from COVID-19

Learn how the U.S. Agency for International Development is preparing to help hard-hit countries deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.