A Few Words From Our Partners

 “RRD feels very proud of the knowledge transfer and experience earned while working with Counterpart International. The experience gained from working together has enabled us to grow our capacity to be where we currently are.”
Musaeed Al-Taheri, Executive Director of Responsiveness for Relief and Development Foundation (RRD), Yemen 
“Counterpart’s organizational capacity building awakened Tovwirane from a deep slumber which could have cost the organization a lot. These sessions unleash bitter truths that you can’t run away from if you want to change. Counterpart’s program has pushed us to greater heights.”
Osward Nyirenda, Executive Director of Tovwirane, Malawi
“Counterpart is the only international NGO who said, ‘we’ll help you with your priorities.’ It’s the kind of help you trust getting from a brother or sister.”
Mano Aghali, Minister of Health, Niger
“Senegal has something to show for school canteens in its northern part and we essentially owe it to the whole team at Counterpart International.”
El Hadjj Seck, Head of School Canteen Division, Senegal
“It’s important to take a community-based approach to sustainable development and that’s why we teamed up with Counterpart. We feel fortunate to have a partner with a global mission, and one that also stresses local empowerment as a solution.”
AgroFrontera, Dominican Republic
“Counterpart International is like a mother to WIN – they helped us to be born. Without Counterpart, WIN wouldn’t exist. And without WIN, the future wouldn’t be as bright for Yemen’s women and girls, even during this difficult time.”
Women’s Independent Network (WIN), Yemen
“Our relationship with Counterpart is horizontal. Counterpart has a commitment to rural development, and its staff perfectly understood our philosophy, approach, and work methodology. More than 30,000 thousand families have received training to improve their standard of living, with the direct participation of Counterpart.”
Guatemala Ministry of Agriculture (MAGA)
“For us, Counterpart was never merely a donor. Counterpart was a partner, an organization we could rely on at any moment for technical support, network-building, strategizing, and evaluating.”
Community Fund Chepelare, Bulgaria

Our Funders

Our funding partners provide resources and support that make our work possible and increases our ability to provide grants to local partners to reach more people in communities around the world. Get to know a few of our funders: 
As the lead U.S. Government agency working to end extreme global poverty and enable democratic societies to realize their potential, USAID has been a long-time funding partner with Counterpart and supports our innovative work to promote civic participation in some of the most challenging places in the world.


USDA is a leader on food, agriculture, natural resources, rural development, nutrition, and related issues. Our partnership with USDA over more than a decade has improved health and nutrition and food security in rural communities.


Helping people build better lives and more durable futures is a challenge we undertake each day with the support of our partners and donors. Join us in creating stronger, healthier, and more inclusive communities around the world.
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