2023 ANNUAL REPORT

Advancing Inclusion, Investing in Women

Explore Counterpart's work through our interactive 2023 annual report that highlights the important role women play in our global success.
Governance

Counterpart’s Legacy in the Kyrgyz Republic

Following the collapse of the Soviet Union, Counterpart helped to pave the way for civil society in the region through the USAID-funded NGO Consortium Support Initiative. Learn more about our legacy in giving a voice to civil society in the Kyrgyz Republic.
Governance

Advocating for Improved Health in Bangladesh

This story from our Promoting Rights and Advocacy project shows how we are working to improve public health in Dhaka by supporting citizen engagement.
Food Systems

Brakna Community Celebrates the Power of School Meals

Counterpart’s USDA McGovern-Dole project in Mauritania brought government and local stakeholders together to emphasize the role school meals play in enabling children to reach their full potential.
Food Systems

Showcasing School Feeding in Mozambique

Our USDA McGovern-Dole program aims to reduce hunger and improve literacy through school feeding, which serves as an important incentive to families to keep their children in school longer, improving access to education and ensuring a brighter future for the next generation.
Focus Areas

Standing alongside our partners for positive, lasting change

For more than 55 years and in more than 65 countries around the world, Counterpart has partnered with leaders, organizations, and networks to build inclusive, sustainable communities in which people thrive.

Our Stories

Bringing together experts and activists

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

Fostering Financial Sustainability for CSOs in Armenia

Fostering Financial Sustainability for CSOs in Armenia

Civil society organizations in Armenia are as diverse as the populations they aim to support. Yet they all have one thing in common: the need to be financially sustainable. In...
Local Voices: Rights and Dignity Project Hosts Radio and Podcast Workshop

Local Voices: Rights and Dignity Project Hosts Radio and Podcast Workshop

Counterpart’s USAID-funded Rights and Dignity project held a workshop on radio techniques and podcast production called “Local Voices.” The training provided members of local human rights organizations with tools and...
Video: Celebrating Nigerien Women’s Inclusion

Video: Celebrating Nigerien Women’s Inclusion

On May 13, Niger celebrated its 33rd National Day of Nigerien Women. To commemorate this important day, Counterpart’s Resilient Governance in Niger Activity partnered with the Women’s Affairs Commission of...
Until We Find Them: Reunifying Families Separated During Salvadoran Conflict

Until We Find Them: Reunifying Families Separated During Salvadoran Conflict

Flor de Luz Acosta always wanted to know more. Adopted by an American family at a young age, she was always aware of her home country, El Salvador. Her new...
Our Impact

Alongside our partners we achieve outstanding results

40K

farmers improved their technical skills through our Food for Progress training in Guatemala

3M

textbooks in French and Arabic written and distributed in Mauritania

150K

children fed through our USDA programs in Africa each school day

5

governance councils established in Dominican Republic and Haiti to preserve biodiversity

Partnering with Counterpart

Standing alongside our counterparts for lasting change

We partner with leaders, organizations, and networks striving for more open government, resilient food systems, natural resource protection, and improved livelihoods.

“Counterpart... has provided us a greenhouse for tomato production, and now the quality and the quantity of tomatoes have improved and enabled us to sell our produce at a much better price.”
Marcos Ordóñez Andrés
CADER Promoter, Guatemala
“I would never have thought that hyenas and dogs would find themselves [feasting] on the same corpse without experiencing any arguments... But here we are today in discussion with those we feared without complacency and without fear of reprisal.”
Youth representative
Niger
“We appreciate Counterpart because you are working in silence with impactful results.”
Mohamed Melainine Ould Eyih
Former Minister of Education, Mauritania
“We have never seen this multistakeholders’ unity/coordination mechanism ever, which was possible by Shushilan consortium under this project. We thank you… for your support to make us coordinated to respond to citizen needs.”
Sheikh Mohammad Ali
Councilor, Khulna City Corporation, Bangladesh