Innovation for Change

Challenge Innovation for Change (I4C) was established as a response to widespread and worsening trends affecting civil society, including increasing restrictions on civic space and …

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Improving Dialogue for Better Citizen-Government Partnerships in Morocco

In 2011, Morocco went through unprecedented changes culminating in the passage of the new Moroccan constitution. The constitution introduces the principles of participatory democracy to …

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Supporting Agents of Change in Honduras

Crime, violence and corruption have long been impediments to creating safe communities and improving livelihoods in Honduras. In 2011, the small Central American nation had …

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Reflections on my visit to Malawi

By Joan Parker, President and CEO I recently returned from Malawi in southern Africa, where I met with the local leaders of our 27 Supporting …

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Partnership between the Government and Civil Society Strengthens the Future of Timor-Leste

Timor-Leste is a nation in transition. Having gained independence only 15 years ago, Timor-Leste’s democracy has taken hold despite political instability, a weak economy and …

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Participación Cívica in Guatemala

Government corruption in Guatemala has long been identified as a significant barrier…

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Counterpart and Peace Corps Partner to Improve Health in Senegal

Even in northern Senegal’s extreme heat and dry, desert-like conditions, the moringa tree stands tall, its feathery green leaves representing hearty meals and improved nutrition …

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The Value of Voting in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

In the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Counterpart’s Congo Demokrasia team has been working with local organizations to support citizen engagement in the upcoming …

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2016 — 2020

Parceria Cívica para Boa Governação in Mozambique

Following the end of its war for independence in 1975 and a subsequent civil war…

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Power Through Literacy: One Woman’s Journey to Transform Her Community in Morocco

I remember Khadija sitting across from me, waiting her turn to speak as the other members of Association Massarat share stories of their work. When …

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In more than 20 countries around the world.



By developing leaders, strengthening organizations and building networks.

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