ince 2014, USADF has directly supported over 100 youth entrepreneurs in 30 countries, providing them with over $3 million of grant funding to launch and expand their businesses across Africa.
Ending Energy Poverty
Working on African solutions to accessing off-grid energy through innovative generation, distribution and household products.
Addressing Africa's Youth Unemployment Gap
USADF works to connect youth-led enterprises with seed capital, and unemployed youth with job skills
Working with People with Disabilities
USADF works with Africa's marginalized populations to create pathways to prosperity. In Benin, USADF is partnering with persons with disabilities to build "Community Gardens". These gardens are built with wider spaces for farmers with disabilities to navigate the rows.
Supporting Farmers Across the Dairy Value Chain
Mobilizing Women Entrepreneurs
Building Resilient Communities in post-Ebola Liberia
USADF is an independent U.S. Government agency established to support and invest in African owned and led enterprises that improve the lives and livelihoods of people in poor communities in Africa.