January 2015

Treating Disease and Teaching Preventative Healthcare in Mauritania’s Rural Communities

Maté Mint Sidi Ali’s village in Guidimakha, Mauritania sits six miles from the nearest health clinic – too far for many in her community to get any kind of healthcare.

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January 2015

Neighbor-to–Neighbor Clean Water Campaign Restores Health to Bangladesh Community

In the 1990s, the government in Moharjapur, Bangladesh partnered with nonprofits to test the water in local wells for arsenic.

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October 2014

Back-to-School Supplies Given to 7,500 Cameroonian Children at 150 Elementary Schools

In Demsa, Cameroon, many families don’t have the money to buy pencils or workbooks for their school-age children. Without these simple tools, children cannot attend school.

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September 2014

FAIR Helps Support and Empower Disabled Communities in Niger

Lack of food and poor nutrition can impact nearly every layer of society. Most often, those who suffer most are those who can do little to change their situation.

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September 2014

Emergency Supplies to Ukraine Waiting for Sealift

At this moment in Ukraine, an estimated 310,000 people have been displaced from their homes. Families are struggling to secure basic necessities and anxiously anticipating the harsh winter ahead.

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August 2014

Creating a Clean, Safe Environment in Gradiste Village, Moldova’s Public School

The Public School in Moldova’s Gradiste Village was founded in 1972 and was one of the first educational institutions in the community. But for 42 years, the kitchen facility, water and ventilation systems in the school remained unchanged and suffered from severe deterioration.

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August 2014

Investing in People to Help Communities ‘Control Their Own Destiny’

The first U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit concluded on Wednesday afternoon with a speech by President Obama. In his closing remarks, he stated:

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August 2014

Counterpart’s Priorities and Hopes for the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit

This week, President Obama has been meeting in Washington, D.C. with 50 leaders from African countries. This is the first time an American president has …

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May 2014

Investing in the development of local farmers in Guatemala

73 extensionists graduated from Counterpart International’s Certificate Rural Extension Program in April, the first class since the closing of the Ministry of Agriculture (MAGA) extension system and university programs in 1990.

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April 2014

Thousands welcome U.S. Embassy Visit to Counterpart’s Food for Education in Cameroon

Dr. Jonathan Koehler, Cultural Attaché from the U.S. Embassy of Cameroon, experienced first-hand how Counterpart International is tackling the challenges of food insecurity and education in the Northern Region of Cameroon.

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