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Aid to education
While the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) as well as the United States Department of State maintain primary authority over US bilateral development assistance, the US Treasury handles US contributions to multilateral development banks.
The United States is the largest provider of Official Development Assistance (ODA) for direct aid to basic education, with USAID responsible for the majority of bilateral US international education assistance.
The US directs the largest portion of its bilateral education ODA to the poorest countries. In 2017, the top recipients of basic education ODA disbursement were: Pakistan, Jordan, Malawi, Ethiopia, South Sudan.
* The U.S. pledge reflects only funds received in 2018 and 2019.
Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Economic Growth, Education and Environment, United States Agency for International Development
The United States and GPE
The United States is a member of the Grants and Performance Committee and is highly involved with GPE processes and local education groups in a number of partner countries.