The United States African Development Foundation is an independent Federal agency established to support African-led development that grows community enterprises by providing seed capital and technical support.
USADF provides grants of up to $250,000 directly to hard to reach and underserved community enterprises that are ready to do their part. This empowers those who are least served by existing markets or assistance programs to become a part of Africa's growth story. USADF connects community enterprises with capital and technical support organizations create and sustain jobs, improve income levels, achieve greater food security, and address human development needs.
USADF supports African-led development that grows community enterprises by providing seed capital and technical support. This empowers those who are least served by existing markets or assistance programs to become a part of Africa’s growth story.
The USADF works with:
Small holder FarmersYouthWomen and GirlsRecovering Communities
Where Does USADF Work?
Conflict Affected CountriesPost-Conflict Affected CountriesCommunities left behind
USADF currently operates in 21 African countries.
• BURKINA FASO
• CAPE VERDE
How Does USADF Work?
Building a network of Africanexpert support providersIdentifying community enterprises with potentialProviding an integrated package of supportManaging for results
Staff at United States African Development Foundation (USADF) have experience in
monitoring / evaluation
private sector development
research & development
save the children international
world bank group
with experience in conflict areas
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