Counterpart Case Studies
Counterpart’s proven development tools and engagement models are among the best in the industry. Its implementation strategies leverage both community and outside resources and, most importantly, reliance on the people who will benefit from the activity. Read how we applied these methods to challenges around the world, and how they contribute to improving lives and building sustainable, resilient communities.
Artisans in Guatemala took their crafts from the roadside and 3,000 miles away to one of the trend capitals of the world: New York City.
Counterpart used lighthearted tools- puppet shows and street theater- to help achieve a serious goal: increasing child survival in India’s urban slums.
Well-intentioned economic development was poisoning the Dominican Republic's Montecristi National Park. A 14-month process solidified community support for the solutions.
Armenians learned they have the responsibility and the agency to ask for the things their communities need. Now they're taking development into their own hands.
Rural communities in Guatemala were being left out of the tourism boom... until they found a way to market their amazing natural resources to tourists from all over the world. Locally-managed ecotourism attractions are creating jobs and boosting incomes.
Groups of Afghans met on hilltops and in homes as Counterpart brought low-tech, face-to-face civic education to 3.3 million people.
Vietnamese injured in road accidents had a 1 in 20 chance of getting medical help at the scene. Training cab and motorbike drivers as emergency responders was an innovative way to create a ready cadre of life-savers.
Leadership courses, job training and employment put young people in Turkmenistan on the path towards self-confidence and self-sufficiency.