• 'The Way Forward' in rural Myanmar

    Across the country's Dry Zone, villages are leading their own development with Pact's support.
    Read the story
  • Going 'All In' to end the AIDS epidemic

    The latest issue of our e-magazine, All In, is dedicated to efforts to end HIV and AIDS.
    Read the issue
  • The dark secret powering your cell phone

    With the new Global Battery Alliance, Pact is joining businesses and organizations around the world to build a responsible value chain.
    Learn more
  • Empowering Women Entrepreneurs in Vietnam

    In the Mekong Delta region, women are owning their futures with our WORTH program.
    Watch the video
  • Rebuilding stronger after Nepal's earthquakes

    With a unique post-disaster recovery model, Nepalis are building much more than water systems.
    Watch the video

An international development organization at work in nearly 40 countries, Pact is the promise of a better future for all those who are challenged by poverty and marginalization.

Pact’s integrated approach focuses on
systemic changes needed to improve people’s lives.



people gained access to better health and social services last year. Learn how we’re improving health in countries around the world.



people enjoyed a higher income last year, 91% of them women. Learn how we’re helping families build stronger livelihoods.

Natural Resource Management


people benefited from improved natural resource management last year. See how we’re helping communities sustainably benefit from the natural resources around them.

Capacity Development


local organizations gained capacity to more effectively serve their communities last year. Learn how we’re strengthening local NGOs and nonprofits to create lasting change.



citizens took part in Pact-supported initiatives last year that resulted in positive state-society engagement. See how we’re fostering inclusive, transparent and accountable governance in countries around the globe.


17 projects

leveraged business and markets as a force for positive change. Learn how we’re strengthening local economies and building markets based on safe, non-exploitative practices.

Latest News

February 20, 2018
The U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) US$70-million Shae Thot – or The Way Forward – project, led by Pact, is ending in March having reduced... read more
November 7, 2017
Pact staff from around the world gather in Washington, D.C. this week to present on the breadth of our monitoring and evaluation work at the American... read more
October 11, 2017
This week, Pact announced new activities to combat child labor in mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) through support from Google. Under the... read more

Promises Kept