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May 20, 2014, 13:00 ET
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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...

Jan 27, 2014, 13:30 ET
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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...

May 04, 2013, 13:12 ET
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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...

Apr 09, 2013, 15:48 ET
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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...

Mar 11, 2013, 16:12 ET
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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...

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

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

Jan 23, 2013, 13:41 ET
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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...

Jan 17, 2013, 08:00 ET
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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...

Jan 15, 2013, 13:16 ET
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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...

Jan 14, 2013, 13:10 ET
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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...

Nov 09, 2012, 18:38 ET
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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...

Nov 09, 2012, 10:49 ET
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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...

Oct 15, 2012, 10:21 ET
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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...

Sep 15, 2012, 11:18 ET
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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...

Aug 22, 2012, 13:21 ET
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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...

Aug 01, 2012, 17:13 ET
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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...

Jun 22, 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...

Mar 16, 2012, 08:55 ET
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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...

Mar 07, 2012, 11:44 ET
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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...

Feb 08, 2012, 15:21 ET
More than 25,000 malnourished and at-risk children in northern Senegal will receive a daily lunch at their rural schools as part of a USDA-supported program implemented by the nonprofit Counterpart International of Arlington, Va. www.Counterpart.org.  (PRNewsFoto/Counterpart International, David Snyder for Counterpart)

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....