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 …
“Diseases spread globally now, and pretty quickly, so international aid helps keeps us safe at home. I feel incredibly proud to be a native of Greensburg and a citizen of a country that honors its values by investing in our global development agencies that make the world a safer and healthier place for us all,” writes Ann Hudock, Executive Vice President of Counterpart International, in this article she wrote for The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
With support from USAID, Counterpart will increase employment, promote community-improvement projects, distribute funds to farmers, and train health workers on measures to reduce the spread of water-borne diseases.
More than 500,000 children across Mauritania have benefited from a two-month campaign organized by the Ministry of Health, with support from UNICEF and the World Health Organization (WHO), that provided an integrated package of immunizations (including measles and polio vaccinations) and vitamin A supplementation for all Mauritanian children under 5 years old.