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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2018 — 2022

McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Project in Senegal

CHALLENGE A large portion of Senegalese citizens rely on agriculture and pastoralism for their livelihood. Unfortunately, a persistent drought in 2017 severely impacted crop and …

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Basic Education Week in Senegal: Counterpart showcases its work through McGovern-Dole and LRP projects

On May 27, 2019, at the invitation of the Ministry of Education, Counterpart International participated in the opening of the National Basic Education Week in …

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Counterpart International’s Opening Launch for USDA-funded McGovern-Dole and Local and Regional Procurement Projects

After a year of meticulous planning, the day finally arrived for the launch of Counterpart International’s USDA-funded McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition …

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Using Art to Promote Better Health, Hygiene, and Nutrition

Every day, Counterpart International delivers hot meals to thousands of school children in the Saint Louis region of Senegal. In rural areas where communities struggle …

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Agriculture, Technology, and Co-creation

by Sevak Amalyan, Program Manager, and Norma Toussaint, Senior Program Officer As with any other industry, international development is a world of its own. It …

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First Counterpart Convening connects thinkers, doers, and USG officials on sustainable school feeding

On April 5th, Counterpart International launched the Counterpart Convenings series with an inaugural session focused on “Building Sustainability into McGovern-Dole Food for Education Programs.” Hosted …

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Sharing Best Practices in School Feeding Programs in Senegal

Since 2016, Counterpart’s Food for Education Program in the Saint Louis region of Senegal has been serving nutritional breakfasts and lunches to children, helping to …

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U.S. Ambassador Visits Counterpart’s Food for Education Program in Senegal

By: Desire Yameogo While it may be summer break in Senegal, on Wednesday 61 young students of Lampsar Preschool filled their classroom for a very …

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Cooking Up a Cleaner Future in Northern Senegal

In northern Senegal, home to mostly cattle headers and small subsistence farmers…

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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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