Civil Society Strengthening Program in Haiti
Members of up to 250 civil society organizations in Haiti
CSSP will build the capacity of Haitian CSOs to connect, organize, and more effectively conduct advocacy activities.
The Western (Port-au-Prince/Gonaives), Northern (Cap-Haitien), and Southern (Jacmel/Les Cayes) regions of Haiti.
Counterpart and its partners will work with Haitian CSOs to strengthen their organizational management, networking capacities, and their abilities to implement advocacy activities, through the provision of a full suite of demand-driven organizational capacity building development tools and curricula.
Many CSOs in Haiti lack core administrative and organizational management capacities that allow advocacy organizations to effectively carry out their intended activities. These CSOs also lack core tools and strategies that drive effective advocacy activities. Additionally, the level of connectivity between Haitian CSOs and Haitian development organizations – as well as between the CSOs themselves – is low, and inhibits their ability to coordinate advocacy and development activities.
As a subawardee to local organization Papyrus, Counterpart International and a team of local partners (IFOS, Group Croissance) will work with Haitian CSOs, Haitian development organizations, academia, and the Government of Haiti to:
Over the life of the project, we aim to
Funder: USAID (through prime awardee Papyrus, a local Haitian organization)
Collaborators: Papyrus, IFOS, Group Croissance