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IESC is registered as a 501(c)(3) charity under the US Internal Revenue Code. IESC's Combined Federal Campaign Number is 78636.


50 Years of Promoting Prosperity & Stability through Private Enterprise

IESC celebrates half a century of helping thousands of entrepreneurs & small businesses throughout the world. Read more..

IESC Hosts Fellow from Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders!

We are hosting Ilda Suzana Massuanganhe Guambe of Mozambique through the Mandela Washington Fellowship, which is the new flagship program of President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative, in August and September 2014. Read more...

IESC President to Speak on the Intersection of Diplomacy and Development

President and CEO of IESC, retired Ambassador Thomas J. Miller, will deliver the 8th Annual Adair Memorial Lecture on U.S. Diplomacy on Wednesday, Aug. 27, at 3 p.m. at American University’s Kaye Memorial Chapel. Read more...


Be flexible. Ask the client what their needs are. Be remembered as an American who is polite, understanding, and respectful.
Words of advice from volunteer Lynda Swenson, who brings more than 40 years of experience to the Lebanon Investment in Microfinance program. Watch the video. . .


Our first group of four volunteers are on the ground in China. Read more... or See photos...

Anniversary Statement from IESC Founder David Rockefeller

Just before his 99th birthday, the banker and philanthropist David Rockefeller issues this statement celebrating 50 years of IESC.

    What Our Friends Say

    Throughout the last 50 years, IESC has touched the lives of many people throughout the world, working in over 130 countries and helping to create over 1.5 million jobs, encourage stable and friendly trading partners for the US, and improve standards of living and skills in the local communities where we work. Read what our friends have been saying about us as we celebrate 50 years of promoting prosperity and stability through private enterprise.

    David Rockefeller
    Founder of IESC
    Lynda Johnson Robb
    daughter of President Lyndon B. Johnson
    Senator Richard Blumenthal
    United States Senate