In theory, foreign aid is a great concept that many citizens support in the United States. But how often do we actually get to see our heart-felt donations, activism and support of U.S. foreign aid in action? Here’s to all of you who want to see some concrete results of your efforts. All of the work and investment going into U.S. foreign policy is making a difference, and here are some real life examples to prove it!

 

1. U.S. Actor, Matt Damon, and Haitian Singer, Wyclef Jean, Distribute U.S. Food Aid to Haitian Flood Victims

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2. USAID’s Nutrition Programs

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3. Haitians Waving to a Departing U.S. Helicopter After Delivering Food and Water to Port au Prince

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4. USAID’s Decrease in Maternal Mortality Rates

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5USAID Funds’ Replacement of 187 CDA Tubewell Pumps in Islamabad, Pakistan

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6. USAID‘s Female Health Workers

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7. USAID Delivers Deworming Medication to Kindergartners in Nam Dinh Province, Vietnam

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8. USAID’s Increases in Life Expectancy and Decreases in Maternal & Child Mortality Rates

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9. Emergency Food Distribution by USAID in Agok, Sudan

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10. USAID’s  Tropical Disease Treatments

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Photo: USAID Flickr Slideshow , U.N. , Flickr