Creating a better future for all.

At the vanguard of international development, DAI combines visionary thinking, technical expertise and superior project management to help make the world a better place.


DAI’s mission is to make a lasting difference in the world by helping people improve their lives. We envision a world in which communities and societies become more prosperous and fair, better governed, safer, healthier, and environmentally sustainable.

DAI is a great company that is mission-driven and passionate about development.

Tami, Director – Information Technology

DAI employees treat one another with respect, kindness, and professionalism. Our workplaces, in offices and in the field, are values- and ethics-driven. How we care for and about each other creates a rewarding professional experience and it sets the tone for how we contribute to the communities where we work.


It’s a rich and diverse culture, wherever you work in DAI. Our workforce reflects who we are and what we stand for. We’re vibrant, multicultural, inclusive, diverse, collaborative, progressive, and forward thinking. Caring about our work and caring about each other are the fabric of our company. This is why so many people come to DAI, and why so many stay for years. It’s simply a great place to work.

It’s a rich and diverse culture, wherever you work in DAI.

Amanda, Director – Human Resources

We are a global company with a global outlook. The cultural diversity of our workforce is a direct reflection of who we are as individuals and as an organization, and gives us a broad spectrum of backgrounds and perspectives.


DAI project teams address global challenges using a cross-disciplinary approach. In more than 160 countries, spanning six continents, our long-term project outcomes have helped change the world for the better.

Indonesia: We connected 2.5 million people to safe water, improved sanitation for more than 300,000, and reduced water costs for low-income households by 57 percent.

Vietnam: We helped the government transform its trade competitiveness to become an export powerhouse and a magnet for foreign investment, reducing poverty from 60 to 20 percent.

El Salvador: For an investment of a few million dollars over seven years, we helped mobilize $300 million annually in additional tax revenue, without raising tax rates.

Rwanda: We provided land titles for the entire country for the first time ever—10.3 million parcels—at a previously unheard of low cost of $7 per title (previous low in Africa: $69).

Nothing makes us prouder than the impact we’ve made and continue to make. Learn more about both our active and completed projects.

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I envision my future at DAI remaining regularly engaged in our project portfolio in various countries.

Arsalan, Sr. Consultant – Market Development Lead