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20 May, 2014, 13:00 ET Counterpart International Launches Capacity Building Program In Support Of Women's Peace Building Efforts In Papua New Guinea

Counterpart International, a global leader in the development of the social sector, announced the official launch of its two-year Women's Peace...


27 Jan, 2014, 13:30 ET Counterpart International Celebrates 49 Years of Partnering With Community Organizations Around the World

A Nonprofit Building the Skills of Social Sector Organizations and Leaders Counterpart International, a leader in global development of the...


04 May, 2013, 13:12 ET Counterpart wins Platinum Award for Annual Report, honorable mention for video

Counterpart International's annual report won a prestigious Platinum Hermes Creative Award from the Association of Marketing and Communications...


09 Apr, 2013, 15:48 ET New case studies reveal successful approaches to development

 Case studies narrating effective community-led solutions to development challenges in seven countries have been released, Counterpart...


11 Mar, 2013, 16:12 ET Counterpart honored for Guatemala video & annual report

 A compelling mini-documentary on rural Guatemalan women finding their niche in a global handicraft market has earned the nonprofit...


27 Jan, 2013, 09:00 ET Counterpart International Celebrates 48 Years

 Global nonprofit Counterpart International today celebrates 48 years of community-led development that has transformed the lives and...


23 Jan, 2013, 13:41 ET Counterpart joins alliance of global nonprofits

Counterpart International announced today it has been accepted as a partner in the Global Impact Charity Alliance, a group of more than 70...


17 Jan, 2013, 08:00 ET New program to create Bangladesh's next generation of community leaders

USAID-funded initiative engages communities in their development A grassroots program will prepare thousands of Bangladesh youth to become...


15 Jan, 2013, 13:16 ET Collaboration entre Counterpart et le département du Travail des États-Unis pour lutter contre le travail des enfants au Burkina Faso

Counterpart International a annoncé des incitations éducatives destinées aux enfants et d'autres moyens de subsistance pour leurs...


14 Jan, 2013, 13:10 ET Counterpart, U.S. Labor Department to combat child labor in Burkina Faso

Educational incentives for children and alternate livelihoods for their families are part of a new program to protect youth from the worst forms...


09 Nov, 2012, 18:38 ET Counterpart annonce un nouveau programme ciblant l'insécurité alimentaire et l'analphabétisme au Cameroun

Counterpart International (www.Counterpart.org) a annoncé que plus de 74 000 enfants au Cameroun, en Afrique, vont bénéficier d'une...


09 Nov, 2012, 10:49 ET New program to target food insecurity & illiteracy in Cameroon, Counterpart announces

 More than 74,000 children in the African country of Cameroon will have improved food security and literacy through a new school-based...


15 Oct, 2012, 10:21 ET New project to bolster agricultural productivity of Guatemalan farmers

USDA program to assist local cooperatives  A new program will take on the Guatemala's deep-seated malnutrition and food insecurity by...


15 Sep, 2012, 11:18 ET Counterpart video wins honors in national contest

 An original video highlighting Counterpart International's integrated work on nutrition and education in Senegal was awarded honorable...


22 Aug, 2012, 13:21 ET Corporate & Individual donations sought for West African drought victims, Counterpart announces

 As the worst drought in 15 years continues to devastate communities and increase malnutrition among the most vulnerable people in West...


01 Aug, 2012, 17:13 ET Drought victims in Mauritania to receive urgent assistance, Counterpart announces

Tens of thousands of drought victims in the West African country of Mauritania will receive emergency assistance to rehabilitate wells, prevent...


22 Jun, 2012, 17:17 ET Blue Planet Prize award to Lovejoy at Rio+20

Counterpart International congratulates its Board member   The Blue Planet Prize, one of the most prestigious awards for work in the...


16 Mar, 2012, 08:55 ET Counterpart Wins Top Award in Video Category

An inside look at an innovative community-run tourism program in rural Guatemala has earned Counterpart International a prestigious national...


07 Mar, 2012, 11:44 ET Counterpart Offers Multimedia Package for International Women's Day

For this International Women's Day, Counterpart International is offering an online multimedia package highlighting compelling success stories in...


08 Feb, 2012, 15:21 ET 25,000 Senegalese School Children to Benefit From Food Aid, Counterpart Announces

More than 25,000 at-risk pre-school and elementary students in Senegal will benefit from a new daily lunch initiative supported by the U.S....


30 Jan, 2012, 08:15 ET Noted Futurist Elected to Counterpart's Board of Directors

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --  A distinguished futurist and writer has been elected to the Board of Directors of...


27 Jan, 2012, 12:45 ET Counterpart International Turns 47

The nonprofit Counterpart International today celebrated 47 years of community-driven development that has transformed the lives of tens of...


06 Dec, 2011, 12:46 ET Counterpart International recibe reconocimiento por desarrollo y preservación ambiental en el Caribe

El Premio de Liderazgo Mundial de 2011 de la Caribbean Media Exchange se otorgó a la organización sin fines de lucro Counterpart...


05 Dec, 2011, 21:34 ET Counterpart International Recognized for Caribbean Development & Environmental Preservation

 The Caribbean Media Exchange's World Leadership Award 2011 was presented to the nonprofit Counterpart International for its role in...


18 Aug, 2011, 17:58 ET Counterpart Sends Rice to Somalia

Churches of Christ donation to feed thousands of starving people, Counterpart says  Urgently needed rice that will feed thousands of...