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October 16, 2017

Counterpart International Appoints New Senior Vice President for Strategy and Growth

Arlington, VA — Counterpart International is pleased to announce that Dr. Ann Hudock has joined the staff as Senior Vice President for Strategy and Growth. Dr. …

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June 15, 2017

Moving the Sharing Economy Forward

Buenos Aires, Argentina — The sharing economy has changed how many people lend, buy and share goods and services around the world. From airbnb, to …

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January 19, 2017

Leaders from Government, Private and Public Sector Gather to Address Preservation of Mangroves

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic — On January 19, representatives from the Dominican National Council on Climate Change, the Dominican National Ministry of Environment and National Resources, …

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January 16, 2017

First-of-its-kind Civil Society and Local Government Conference in Morocco

Civil society, local government, and representatives from parliament came together for the first time to discuss advocacy on public policies, and ways for these groups to work together in a more inclusive, impactful way.

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TERESA CRAWFORD
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, SOCIAL SECTOR ACCELERATOR

Teresa leads the Social Sector Accelerator, a subsidiary of the Counterpart Network. The Accelerator takes Counterpart International’s proven capacity building approach even farther by acting as an incubator for social sector organizations worldwide.

“The impact of the social sector is often underestimated and as a result, organizations with enormous potential are under-supported. These groups are integral to achieving social good and by growing their capacity to meet new challenges, we can accelerate their ability to achieve their missions.”

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Since our founding in 1965, we’ve helped improve lives in 65 countries around the world.
For 52 years, Counterpart International has been an innovator, changing the way people look at and solve global development problems.
We currently have 40 programs in more than 25 countries

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WE WORKED WITH 1,836 organizations in 2016, providing capacity building assistance
153,805 Women and girls participated in trainings, events, or leadership workshops.
WE TRAINED 439,958 participants on topics including civic engagement and government transparency, sustainable agriculture, and climate resiliency.

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Stories

November 2017

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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October 2017

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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October 2017

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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October 2017

#SASZambia: Zambian Government and Citizens Come Together for Social Accountability Commitment

By Stephanie Benedict “Through communication between communities and government, the impact is simple yet profound.” — Christopher Krafft, Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy Zambia …

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