2021 — 2026

RESILIENT GOVERNANCE IN NIGER

Challenge Since returning to democratic rule in 2011, the Government of Niger has taken important steps to curb corruption, increase transparency, and push for decentralization. …

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2019 — 2022

Integrated Marine Ecosystem Management in Northern Hispaniola

CHALLENGE Northern Hispaniola is one of the top regions in the world impacted by climate change. To combat this challenge, more must be done to …

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2020 — 2025

TIMOR-LESTE NGO ADVOCACY FOR GOOD GOVERNANCE ACTIVITY

CHALLENGE Since achieving independence in 2002, Timor-Leste has made great strides towards consolidating its democracy but continues to face challenges to deepening democratic governance and …

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Adapting and Sustaining Local Organizations During COVID-19

COVID-19 has triggered global public health and economic emergencies. The effect of this crisis in developing nations is disproportionate and is worsened by weak health …

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Tinamit Tolimán Integral: Creating Local Supply Chains of Specialty Coffee in Guatemala

Tinamit Tolimán Integral is one of many agricultural cooperatives participating in the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food for Progress (FFP) 2016 program, implemented …

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The Capacity Dividend: The Importance and Value of Capacity Development

When done effectively, investments in local capacity development at the individual, organizational, and institutional levels lead to outsized returns in advancing democracy, prosperity, and stability. …

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The Top 5 Reasons Donors Still Give for not Funding Local Organizations Directly

As Counterpart’s Social Sector Accelerator prepares to present at the Central America Donors Forum annual conference, we reviewed global giving trends, with a particular focus …

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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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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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2018 — 2021

Local and Regional Food Aid Procurement Project in Senegal

CHALLENGE In Senegal, the agricultural sector employs approximately 70% of the working population, yet in 2017 its contribution to total GDP was just over 16%. …

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OUR IMPACT

Together with our local partners, we are improving health and nutrition, expanding access to education, strengthening climate resiliency, enhancing people’s livelihoods, and ensuring communities are governed more inclusively. In each project, we track our goals, monitor the progress, and evaluate impact.

 

Who

Citizens around the world who are working to improve their lives.

 

What

Working alongside local partners to address challenges and opportunities.

 

Where

In more than 20 countries around the world.

 

How

By developing leaders, strengthening organizations and building networks.

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