About TDEA and USAID

The Trust for Democratic Education and Accountability (TDEA) is a nongovernmental, nonprofit organization, based in Islamabad, Pakistan. TDEA is managing the five-year AFGP under a contract from USAID. TDEA promotes democracy and helps bridge the gap between citizens and elected representatives. TDEA’s methods include applied research, advocacy, election observation, governance monitoring, electoral reform advocacy and oversight of legislatures. Moreover, TDEA strives to enhance the capabilities of citizens’ associations for diverse purposes, especially in order to strengthen public accountabilities, to promote civil liberties, and to improve governance and citizen engagement in democratic systems at all levels. Read more…

 

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is the lead U.S. Government agency that works to end extreme global poverty and enable resilient, democratic societies to realize their potential. The primary focus of USAID civilian-assistance programs in Pakistan is to develop a stable, secure and tolerant Pakistan with a vibrant economy. The AFGP is a five-year initiative of the U.S. Ambassador and USAID in Pakistan. Read more…