Key to the success of the Foundation’s efforts has been the strategic partnerships it has forged with a wide network of organizations and recognized experts in the real property field. These partnerships provide funding and assistance which enables the Foundation to access the top real estate and appraisal professionals who provide technical assistance in developing economies around the world.
VEGA is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit, founded in 2004 through a Leader with Associate (LWA) cooperative agreement, as a vehicle to allow USAID Economic Growth Officers to reach out to organizations providing technical experts in private, public and NGO sector development. VEGA is the world’s largest consortium of economic growth volunteer organizations that collectively have assisted 140 developing and transitional countries by sending out more than 25,000 experts/advisers to help promote economic growth activities over the last 40 years. VEGA has a credible track record of delivering economic development programs with sustainable solutions throughout the developing world. Since its inception in 2004, USAID funding of $4 million for VEGA has resulted in global programs worth more than $140 million.
The VEGA LWA Advantage:
Planning and Development Collaborative International (PADCO)
England and Mendez
The Alliance for Strengthening of Real Property Rights
The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE)