Counterpart builds the capacity of leaders, organizations, and social sector networks to solve pressing challenges. For more than 50 years, we’ve been supporting solution creators – our counterparts – in more than 65 countries.


We’re touching lives in communities around the world. Read our stories to find out how.

October 2019

Young Africans Employ Leadership Training to Transform Their Communities: A snapshot of three YALI alumni

In Niger, a country with one of the highest fertility rates in the world, the topic of infertility is taboo. Aïcha Macky, a young Nigerien …

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September 2019

Instilling a Culture of Civic Engagement among Congolese Youth

In December 2018, Aminata Namasia became the youngest elected Member of Parliament in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).  In this youthful country, where nearly …

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August 2019

Improving women’s skills in autonomously running and managing a business

Young women from across Azerbaijan came together in Ganja City for a training on managerial and leadership skills, motivated by their desire to bring their …

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August 2019

Globally Transforming Education for Young Women

“Today, we celebrate the young people, youth-led organizations, Governments and others who are working to transform education and uplift young people everywhere.” — UN Secretary-General António …

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