Turi Kumwe (We Are Together) in Burundi

We help youth leaders gain the skills, networks and livelihoods needed to improve economic well-being and reduce violence.

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#TellEveryone: ‘No Movement is About Any One Individual’ at the Social Good Summit

I was skeptical when I arrived in Manhattan this week, where I joined hundreds of leading activists and innovators at the 2015 Social Good Summit.

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Where 95 Hours in Transit May Bring You – Reflections on #CSiIBali

I recently spent 95 hours in airplanes and airports traveling between Indonesia and my home in Washington, D.C.

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Counterpart Supports the Government of Cameroon to Develop National Policy on School Feeding

Since 2008, Counterpart’s school feeding program in Cameroon’s North West and North Regions have proven that serving free meals and take-home rations to children at school leads to higher student enrollment and retention, especially among girls.

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What Do Bunnies Have To Do With Civil Society?

Listen to an inside view of Counterpart’s work and our commitment to local partnerships on the Through the Noise podcast from Counterpart President and CEO Joan Parker.

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Community Group Saves their Farms, Futures

Fabian Perez was all alone. After years of civil war crippled Guatemala’s highlands, farmers were used to working independently.

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Jumping In

What do Frank Rainieri, Rita Sellares, Carla Meyrink, Jake Kheel, Denny Taylor and Counterpart International have in common?

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Civil or Uncivil Society?

I recently returned from the VII Summit of the Americas in Panama, where I attended the first-ever “Hemispheric Forum of Civil Society Organizations and Social Actors,” or “Civil Society Summit” for short.

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Counterpart Partners with the Dominican Republic Presidential Climate Council

This Earth Day–and every day–Counterpart International celebrates its local partners around the world who are working to tackle some of the planet’s leading environmental challenges.

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Taking the Journey with Them

It’s a rare event when four Chiefs of Party are at Counterpart’s headquarters on the same day, and I had the pleasure of visiting with Ellie Valentine (Yemen), Hassan Baroudy (Morocco), Clive Bacon (Zambia) and Eduardo Flores-Trejo (an incoming CoP).

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