A nonprofit international development organization founded in 1971, Pact works on the ground in more than 40 countries to improve the lives of those who are challenged by poverty and marginalization. We serve these communities because we envision a world where everyone owns their future. To do this, we build systemic solutions in partnership with local organizations, businesses, and governments that create thriving, resilient communities where those we serve are heard, capable and vibrant.
Pact is a recognized global leader in international development. Our staff have a range of expertise in areas including public health, capacity development, governance and civil society, natural resource management, poverty, fragile states, monitoring and evaluation, artisanal and small-scale mining, microfinance and more. This expertise is combined in Pact’s unique integrated approach, which focuses on systemic changes needed to improve people’s lives.
- Pact is a 501(c)3 organization founded in 1971.
- We are headquartered in Washington, DC.
- Worldwide, Pact employs more than 5,000 staff, most of them local nationals working in their own communities.
- Pact works in 40 countries worldwide, with offices is over 20 countries.