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Around the globe, we work to find life-changing solutions that transform how development can, and should, work.

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We are committed to a workforce that reflects the vast diversity of the communities we serve.

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We believe that by taking risks, being bold, and forging partnerships, the development community can scale innovations for sustainable change.

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Check out what’s happening at Chemonics and get our specialists’ take on the latest in international development.

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We apply and adapt solutions from around the world and translate those approaches and ideas to fit each community and context.

6,054,665

clients benefiting from financial services as of 2020

4,714

new media initiatives designed to mitigate conflict as of 2020

2,551,205

people with improved capacity to adapt to climate variability and change as of 2020

USAID success story video clip from Bokhtar Manizha, Tajikistan

Success Story from Bokhtar, Tajikistan

In Tajikistan, USAID distributed 600 Braille books to specialized schools and classes in 2020. Thanks to USAID, now children with low vision have access to Braille books and more opportunities to read.

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Helping All Children Read in Senegal

Since 2016, USAID has supported Senegal to implement a national early reading program using three national languages. This video showcases one classroom, highlighting the positive impact the Lecture Pour Tous program has achieved.

winemaker filling glass at Agrici winery

Agrici Winery: From Bulk Wine to EU Exports in Two Years

With technical assistance and equipment upgrades from Moldova Competitiveness Project, Agrici winery has transformed from a producer of bulk wine to an exporter of award-winning wine.

My Name is Tania

In Cartagena, Colombia, life can be hard, and even dangerous, for transgender people. But one activist refuses to accept the status quo. Meet Tania, a young philosophy student, who is stepping up and fighting back.

How do you design an app for COVID-19 financial relief?

Chemonics’ Vice Catudio explains how the USAID E-PESO activity collaborated with the Philippine government, private sector, and communities to develop an app for quick, contactless financial relief during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Colombia’s Sonic Forest

For almost a decade USAID has worked with Afro-Colombian and indigenous communities to protect their way of life. Learn how the pacific forest communities in Colombia are safeguarding the most biodiverse rainforests in the world.

Drones for Delivery

The USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program-Procurement and Supply Management project is using drone technology to increase service delivery of health commodities and laboratory samples to and from hard-to-reach areas.

UNLEASH+ 2020: Partners for Scale

Chemonics has played a key role in UNLEASH since joining as the Lead Scale Partner in 2019. In 2020, the company continued to bring its passion and expertise to the UNLEASH+ pre-accelerator for early-stage solutions.

Annatto farmer in Colombia

Annatto (Achiote): An Economic Alternative to Mining in Chocó

Annatto (Achiote), a spice and coloring agent extracted from the seeds of the evergreen, is growing as an economic alternative to mining in Chocó (Colombian Pacific Coast).

A Female Tractor Operator in Uganda Breaks Barriers

With support from the Feed the Future Uganda Youth Leadership for Agriculture Activity, Kevin Akello became the first female tractor operator in her community and proved “what a man can do, a woman can also do.”

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Where We Work

We share the knowledge we’ve gained during our 45 years in development working across more than 100 countries.