East Africa is one of the most dynamic regions on the planet. Cities and economies are growing. Local business leaders are emerging, while international corporations are eager to invest in a region rich in resources, creativity and markets.
Still, East Africa — and countries on the Horn of Africa in particular — face enormous development challenges. Foreign aid continues to fill a vital gap in funding for social services, and international organizations are key to delivering those services effectively, efficiently and in a way that ensures their impacts persist beyond the lifetime of any one project.