December 2022

Counterpart Brings Persons with Disabilities into Civic Life

Each year, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities is observed on December 3 to support the rights and dignity of disabled persons, bring attention …

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November 2022

Turi Kumwe Empowers Burundi Woman to Become an Emerging Community Leader

Through the self-confidence she gained by participating in the USAID-funded Turi Kumwe project, 27-year old Quelida Ndihokubwayo, from Kinyinya, Burundi, is an emerging leader in …

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November 2022

Nigerien Woman with a Disability Finds Her Voice in Local Government

Rabi Abdou was born with a disability to a poor Nigerien family. Because of the social stigma attached to disabilities, Abdou never had the opportunity …

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November 2022

Inclusive Fellowship Program Prepares Future Timorese Workforce

Apolonia dos Santos Soares, 29, is a student at the National University of Timor-Leste (UNTL). Originally from Ermera, Apolonia came to UNTL to realize her …

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November 2022

Private Sector Partnership Strengthens NGO Financial Literacy

Rosalia Tereza Pereira is a 24-year-old employee of Associação de Deficientes de Timor-Leste (ADTL), an advocacy organization for persons with disabilities in Timor-Leste and the …

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November 2022

Making bricks and gaining equality in Gisuru

A group of Burundians, comprised of two men and two women, brought innovation to their village by setting up local manufacturing of bricks.  Nibigira Rose, …

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October 2022

 Equipping women with skills: a profile from Egypt

Women are the key to development. According to the United Nations, women’s economic empowerment improves productivity and increases financial independence. Counterpart’s Global Women in Management (GWIM) program identifies women …

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June 2022

Turi Kumwe helps marginalized youth gain confidence, launch businesses

The Turi Kumwe (We are Together) project in Burundi supported the social integration of Chadrack Miburo and helped him take advantage of economic opportunities. Chadrack …

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2021 — 2026

RESILIENT GOVERNANCE IN NIGER

Challenge Since returning to democratic rule in 2011, the Government of Niger has taken important steps to curb corruption, increase transparency, and push for decentralization. …

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Increasing Women’s Participation in Counterpart’s PAR Program

This blog is part of a series of articles written by University of Dayton students, published as part of Counterpart’s Next Generation in Thought Leadership …

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