What is USAID

What is USAID? USAID or United States Agency for International Development has a long history of helping people all over the world so as to make it a better place for them to live in. This NGO funding source reflects upon the support of American people for human dignity as well as U.S. foreign policy interests.

USAID carries out U.S. foreign policy by expanding stable, free societies and creating markets and trade partners for the United States at the same time. However, its primary role is to promote broad-scale human progress. Today, USAID works in more than 100 countries. It works on strengthening democracy, improving global health and offering food security.

With headquarters in Washington, D.C., USAID's strength is its different offices all over the globe where we work in close partnership with indigenous organizations, universities, international agencies,  private sector, other governments, and other U.S. Government agencies. Besides working for the indigenous people in Colombia, and funding them,. They also offer aid in Asia, Latin America, Africa, and the Middle East. They have working relationships with hundreds of U.S.-based private voluntary organizations and NGO.

More than half of Colombia’s people live in poverty. There are strong disparities in social services and income, mainly for the ethnic groups, struggling here for survival. GOC or Government of Colombia is placing pressure on illegal armed groups and to free the people of their violence. The GOC, with the help of USAID, is working to, fight corruption, revitalize the economy and improve the living confidant of the most vulnerable groups and which are the indigenous people living there.

USAID is giving full support to the government as well as the NGO’s working in Colombia to help the ethnic groups and the areas affected by the illicit economy and conflict. They help short-term interventions to meet the urgent social and economic needs in the previously ungoverned areas.

The Native Planet

Read what the native planet is doing for the indigenous people of Colombia. Study the role & function of Native Planet in protecting the ethnic groups.

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What is UNPFII? Read about United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People. Study the role of UNPFII in Colombia.

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