Innovation for Change

Challenge Innovation for Change (I4C) was established as a response to widespread and worsening trends affecting civil society, including increasing restrictions on civic space and …

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Hands Together

The Manos Juntas (“Hands Together”) farming group in Guatemala’s Western Highlands work side by side to overcome pests and disease – with big results.

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Building for the Future in Guatemala’s Western Highlands

This story is part of our series on Counterpart’s Food for Progress program in Guatemala. On a beautiful August day in the Western Highlands, we round …

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Indigenous Peoples Continue Driving Their Destinies

Celebrating the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples today brings us back to the beginning of our work 50 years ago. Our founders, Betty Bryant Silverstein …

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Creating Hope for Farmers in Guatemala

After a late night at work, I’m driving home and listening to a BBC story about Guatemala’s farmers. I know something about Guatemalan farmers

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Mai Munisipiu in Timor-Leste

We build the capacity of local government and legal institutions to help them better respond to citizens’ needs.

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Congo Demokrasia in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Counterpart is supporting and strengthening civil society organizations who are working to increase voter participation and peaceful civic engagement.

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Fisheries and Marine Conservation in the Dominican Republic

High unemployment and underemployment are serious challenges in the Dominican Republic.

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Food For Progress in Guatemala

We build the capacity of local farming cooperatives to improve agriculture productivity and livelihoods.

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Reducing Child Labor through Education and Services in Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso is the seventh-poorest country in the world.

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Together with our local partners, we are improving health and nutrition, expanding access to education, strengthening climate resiliency, enhancing people’s livelihoods, and ensuring communities are governed more inclusively. In each project, we track our goals, monitor the progress, and evaluate impact.



Citizens around the world who are working to improve their lives.



Working alongside local partners to address challenges and opportunities.



In more than 20 countries around the world.



By developing leaders, strengthening organizations and building networks.