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December 2022

Multi-Stakeholder Model Aims to Prevent Violence Against Women in Ecuador

With the onset of COVID-19 came an alarming increase in cases of domestic violence in Ecuador. Counterpart’s Open Government Project sought to prevent, address and …

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December 2022

GWIM Alumna Becomes Champion of Women’s Inclusion in Nigerian Development

Nne Bassey Abraham, CEO of Our Ladies Development Centre (OLADEC) in Nigeria, says although women constitute nearly half of Akwa Ibom state’s 3.9 million residents, …

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December 2022

Counterpart Brings Persons with Disabilities into Civic Life

Each year, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities is observed on December 3 to support the rights and dignity of disabled persons, bring attention …

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November 2022

Tripling Production Through Greenhouse Technology in Guatemala

To increase agricultural productivity and support farmers in western Guatemala, the Food for Progress project PROCAMPO awarded a cash grant to the Nueva Vision Cooperative …

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November 2022

Turi Kumwe Empowers Burundi Woman to Become an Emerging Community Leader

Through the self-confidence she gained by participating in the USAID-funded Turi Kumwe project, 27-year old Quelida Ndihokubwayo, from Kinyinya, Burundi, is an emerging leader in …

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November 2022

Growing School Gardens in Mozambique Fosters a New Hope

Agriculture has historically been part of the daily routine for families in rural areas, whether for commercial or subsistence production, agriculture is a key piece …

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