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January 14, 2019

Introducing Counterpart International’s ‘Next Generation in Thought Leadership’ Series

Counterpart International is excited to announce a new partnership with the Reiff Center for Human Rights and Conflict Resolution at Christopher Newport University. This spring, …

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November 29, 2018

Counterpart International Acquires the WomenLead Institute

ARLINGTON, Va., November 29, 2018 – Counterpart International is pleased to announce that the WomenLead Institute (WLI) is moving from Plan International USA to its …

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November 13, 2018

Counterpart International Announces DFID Award for Voter Education Project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

ARLINGTON, Va., November 13, 2018 – Counterpart International today announced a new initiative to strengthen voter education in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. With …

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October 24, 2018

Counterpart International Announces USDA McGovern-Dole and USDA Local and Regional Food Aid Procurement Program Awards for School Feeding in Senegal

ARLINGTON, Va., October 24, 2018 – Counterpart International today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) will provide $21 million to support development …

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For 53 years, Counterpart International has been an innovator, changing the way people look at and solve global development problems.
We currently have 38 programs in more than 28 countries
Since our founding in 1965, we’ve helped improve lives in 65 countries around the world.

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January 2019

Civil society steps up in the Democratic Republic of Congo – and there is still more to do.

Congo’s elections at the end of December were a long time in coming. Originally scheduled for December 2016, they were postponed at that time and …

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January 2019

A Shared Vision for Better Health Care in Guatemala

Although access to health care is guaranteed in Guatemala’s constitution, the reality for many Guatemalans is that even the most basic public health services remain …

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December 2018

An Investment for Tomorrow

This story is part of Counterpart’s 2018 Partner Highlight series from Malawi On a bright, sunny afternoon, we make our way from Zomba to Mangochi, a …

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December 2018

Women Take the Lead in Guatemala

On a quiet side street in the historic downtown of Guatemala City sits the office of Codefem, the Collective for the Defense of Women’s Rights in …

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