Small and misunderstood.
The always small and always misunderstood foreign assistance budget faces on-going threat because it has no obvious constituency. Except — it does! People of faith and courage ARE its natural constituency. Please take a minute to contact your Senators and Representatives to say thank you for their bipartisan support! A U.S. global footprint helps to protect the most marginalized people around the world. And let them know we have their backs in budget debates!
The International Affairs Budget is made up of "accounts" (in government-speak) that are collectively called the tongue-twisting "Poverty-Focused Development Assistance” or PFDA for short. These “accounts” are the federal government's budgets for programs that address health, development and humanitarian aid. Learn more...