November 2019

The Capacity Dividend: The Importance and Value of Capacity Development

When done effectively, investments in local capacity development at the individual, organizational, and institutional levels lead to outsized returns in advancing democracy, prosperity, and stability. …

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June 2019

Public Health Partnerships Improve Lives in Malawi

In the Traditional Authority of Masula in Lilongwe district – the capital city of Malawi, a small landlocked country in southern Africa – diarrhea and …

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December 2018

An Investment for Tomorrow

This story is part of Counterpart’s 2018 Partner Highlight series from Malawi On a bright, sunny afternoon, we make our way from Zomba to Mangochi, a …

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May 2018

What Moms Really Want: Access to Healthcare for Kids

When one of my four boys gets sick, I am a combination of SuperMom trying to fix him and a basketcase of worry as I …

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October 2017

Reflections on my visit to Malawi

By Joan Parker, President and CEO I recently returned from Malawi in southern Africa, where I met with the local leaders of our 27 Supporting …

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September 2017

Civil Society and Government Collaborate for Successful Development

Citizen participation can take many forms – from volunteering and voting, to contacting public officials and advocating for change at the local level. As Counterpart …

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August 2016

Young Leaders Transforming Africa & the World

With such a tremendous youth population across African countries, the possibilities are endless. Realizing this, President Obama launched the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders in 2014 to invest in the next generation of African leaders.

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July 2016

Building the Future of “The Warm Heart of Africa”

  On July 6, 1964, Malawi gained its independence from the British. In the fifty-two years since, this beautiful southern African nation has faced some …

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December 2015

50th Anniversary Global Meeting: An Inspiration!

Counterpart’s 50th Anniversary Global Meeting was an unforgettable experience bringing together courageous people from around the world.

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Supporting the Efforts of Partners in Malawi

We support local organizations in delivering critical services, especially related to HIV/AIDS and malaria.

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