16 Days of Activism

How Counterpart Combats Gender-Based Violence

We share stories of the important work that our team and our partners are doing around the world to support the rights and safety of women and girls for 16 Days of Activism.

Global Women Leaders Rise Together at GWIM Training

Counterpart hosted the Global Women in Management cohort for two weeks in September, bringing together 17 accomplished women leaders from 14 countries to be trained in business and leadership skills.
Art as Activism

Drawing for Our Rights

Salvadoran youth submitted artwork tackling social and human rights issues such as migration, LGBTQI+ discrimination, gender equality, forced disappearances, and mental health as part of our Rights and Dignity project’s art contest. View all 21 powerful works of art.
Food Security

Fostering Sustainable Communities through Agriculture

When agricultural producers get a leg up through training, grants, and access to finance, it lifts the entire community.
Annual Report

Explore Milestones in Citizen-led Change

This interactive report is a great introduction to our work around the globe.
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.

Counterpart + Papyrus: Bolstering CSO Capacity in Haiti

Counterpart + Papyrus: Bolstering CSO Capacity in Haiti

On the USAID-funded Haiti Civil Society Strengthening Program (CSSP), led by Papyrus, a Haitian management firm, Counterpart is conducting training courses to improve the advocacy capacity of local civil society...
DEEP Day Awakens Environmental Curiosity in Dominican Students

DEEP Day Awakens Environmental Curiosity in Dominican Students

Amid the pristine white sand beaches and tropical beauty of the Dominican Republic lies a small island nation increasingly at risk of climate catastrophe. Counterpart’s Dominican Environmental Education Program (DEEP)...
Our Impact

Alongside our partners we achieve outstanding results


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


textbooks in French and Arabic written and distributed in Mauritania


children fed through our USDA programs in Africa each school day


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
“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