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May 20, 2014, 01:00 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...


Jan 27, 2014, 01:30 ET Counterpart International Celebrates 49 Years of Partnering With Community Organizations Around the World

Counterpart International, a leader in global development of the social sector, celebrates its 49th anniversary today. For the last five decades,...


May 04, 2013, 01:12 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...


Apr 09, 2013, 03:48 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 International...


Mar 11, 2013, 04:12 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 Counterpart...


Jan 27, 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 livelihoods of...


Jan 23, 2013, 01:41 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 U.S.-based ...


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

A grassroots program will prepare thousands of Bangladesh youth to become advocates to alleviate poverty, create jobs, improve the environment and...


Jan 15, 2013, 01:16 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 familles dans le...


Jan 14, 2013, 01:10 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 of...


Nov 09, 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 program,...


Nov 09, 2012, 06:38 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 amélioration en...


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

A new program will take on the Guatemala's deep-seated malnutrition and food insecurity by improving agricultural productivity and expanding the...


Sep 15, 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 mention in a...


Aug 22, 2012, 01:21 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 Africa, the...


Aug 01, 2012, 05:13 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...


Jun 22, 2012, 05:17 ET Blue Planet Prize award to Lovejoy at Rio+20

The Blue Planet Prize, one of the most prestigious awards for work in the environment, has been given to ecologist and Counterpart International...


Mar 16, 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 award....


Mar 07, 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...


Feb 08, 2012, 03:21 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....


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

A distinguished futurist and writer has been elected to the Board of Directors of Counterpart International, the non-profit dedicated to sustainable...


Jan 27, 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 thousands ...


Dec 06, 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 International por su ...


Dec 05, 2011, 09:34 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 promoting...


Oct 27, 2011, 08:30 ET Three High-Profile Executives Elected to Counterpart's Board of Directors

Two leaders in communications and an expert in integrated audits have been elected to the Board of Directors of Counterpart International, the...