Millennium Promise Alliance

The Millennium Promise Alliance, Inc. (MPA) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to eradicate extreme poverty, hunger, and preventable diseases. It works in concert with the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which are an outgrowth of a historic agreement among virtually all countries of the world to eradicate extreme poverty, hunger, infectious diseases, and infant mortality. MDGs also seek to improve maternal health, environmental sustainability, and development partnerships.

The MPA was founded in 2005 by Jeffrey Sachs, director of The Earth Institute at Columbia University, and philanthropist Ray Chambers. The primary goal of MPA is to manage the Millennium Villages Project (MVP). The MVP is implemented in concert with the United Nations Millennium Projects Work and other organizations whose mission is to reduce ...

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