Uniting for Bangladesh
USAID is the lead U.S. Government agency that works to end extreme global poverty and enable resilient, democratic societies to realize their potential. USAID has partnered with Bangladesh since its 1971 independence and is committed to helping achieve its goal of becoming a middle-income country by 2021–its 50th year of independence.
To learn more about USAID, please visit: www.usaid.gov
Chevron Corporation is one of the world's leading integrated energy companies. Through its subsidiaries that conduct business worldwide, the company is involved in virtually every facet of the energy industry. Chevron explores for, produces and transports crude oil and natural gas; refines, markets and distributes transportation fuels and lubricants; manufactures and sells petrochemicals and additives; generates power; and develops and deploys technologies that enhance business value in every aspect of the company's operations. Chevron is based in San Ramon, Calif. More information about Chevron is available at www.chevron.com .
A leader in international philanthropy and tri-sector partnerships, Charities Aid Foundation of America has been assisting corporations, foundations, and individuals for twenty-five years advising donors on making strategic, effective, and tax-advantaged grants internationally and domestically. In the last ten years alone, CAF America directed more than $500 million in donor funds to more than 3,000 foreign charitable organizations in over 100 countries.
For more information about CAF America, please visit: www.CAFAmerica.org
Our objective is to empower diasporas to tax-effectively channel philanthropic capital to their countries of origin in ways that are beneficial for sustainable development.
Bangladesh has been chosen as the pilot country for the Diaspora Gives program. Bangladesh is seeking to become a middle-income country by the year 2021 and has already made substantial progress in bringing its people out of poverty. But there’s still work to be done — we believe that concerted philanthropy from the Bangladesh diaspora is key to achieving this and bettering the lives of Bangladeshis everywhere.