Blog entries from: Blog | Millennium Challenge Corporation

MCC staff reports on MCC's impact

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September 17 2014

From Blog | Millennium Challenge Corporation Wed Sep 17 2014, 12:36:33

Without early access to quality education, youngsters in poor countries have little chance of becoming productive citizens. The challenge, especially for girls, is being met by MCC's partner countries as they strive to achieve the MDGs.

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September 16 2014

From Blog | Millennium Challenge Corporation Tue Sep 16 2014, 09:59:13

Learn more about MCC's first Open Data Challenge and what the agency hopes to learn from contributors.

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September 9 2014

From Blog | Millennium Challenge Corporation Tue Sep 9 2014, 12:17:22

By supporting its partner countries' efforts to reduce hunger, MCC also supports MDG 1's goal to halve by 2015 the proportion of the world's people whose income is less than $1 a day and the proportion of people who suffer from hunger.

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July 10 2014

From Blog | Millennium Challenge Corporation Thu Jul 10 2014, 12:54:47

Malawi's main electrical utility is holding semi-annual public meetings to provide transparency into the broad power sector reforms the country has adopted under its MCC compact.

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July 8 2014

From Blog | Millennium Challenge Corporation Tue Jul 8 2014, 15:31:42

The MCC-funded roads project in Burkina Faso's western region opens new opportunities for thousands of people in remote villages to bring their goods to market. Here's the story of one beneficiary whose life is changing because of the new road.

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June 26 2014

From Blog | Millennium Challenge Corporation Thu Jun 26 2014, 11:21:26

Roads being built as part of MCC's $480.9 million compact with Burkina Faso create opportunities for economic growth; taking care of those affected by the construction is just as important.

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From Blog | Millennium Challenge Corporation Thu Jun 26 2014, 10:33:53

People living along the MCC-funded road in six municipalities in northwestern Burkina Faso were challenged to come up with relevant road safety signs. The home-grown messages place a spotlight on the community's shared values.

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June 23 2014

From Blog | Millennium Challenge Corporation Mon Jun 23 2014, 15:37:46

Everyone gets what they need and the path to economic prosperity is less difficult when scarce water resources are managed well. In MCC's compact with Burkina Faso, a water sharing plan targets the needs of families, farmers and herders alike.

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From Blog | Millennium Challenge Corporation Mon Jun 23 2014, 15:22:18

Plump, healthy cows yield higher income for dairy farmers in Burkina Faso who are getting ahead with newfound livestock management techniques learned under their country's compact with MCC.

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From Blog | Millennium Challenge Corporation Mon Jun 23 2014, 14:53:05

Healthier hens and more robust roosters are helping rural poultry producers get better prices at the market, an opportunity for economic growth created through MCC's $480.9 million compact with Burkina Faso.

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