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Zambia

Community-driven education in Zambia

For children orphaned by the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Zambia during the 1990s and early 2000s, the lack of access to a school adds significantly to their challenges. Communities all across Zambia have come to the aid…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Counterpart
Posted:
04 Aug 2017

Burundi

Burundian youth leaders’ fight for peace: Part 1

Imagine you’re a teenager in Burundi, a landlocked little country in Central Africa and one of the world’s poorest nations. In Burundi, more than 80 percent of citizens live in poverty, and around you, people are…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Counterpart
Posted:
11 Feb 2016

Ethiopia

Ethiopian beekeepers abuzz with release of new training video

By Jennifer Brookland Winnie the Pooh was on to something. Anyone who has squeezed a chunk of fresh honeycomb and tasted the golden sugary ooze would agree that getting one’s head stuck inside a pot is well…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Counterpart
Posted:
12 Apr 2013

Ethiopia

Building an Incentive into Conserving the Land in Ethiopia

The village of Beshera Chafa in Ethiopia’s Central Rift Valley is turning a wasteland into a profit center. “We felt sad even looking at this area because it was so barren. You couldn’t see grass or trees…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Counterpart
Posted:
26 Oct 2012

Ethiopia

Blown Away: Watershed Management in Rural Ethiopia

By Abe Henry Eleven Ethiopian men and women surrounded me, talking excitedly and gesturing, my interpreter struggling to keep up. They were trying to explain to me their feelings at seeing their land - hillsides they called…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Counterpart
Posted:
03 May 2017

Somalia

Aid Reaches Somalis Hit by Double Disaster

By Jennifer O'Riordan In the fall of 2011, thousands of families who had fled Somalia’s dangerous south for the north began to experience a devastating famine. War and other violence in southern Somalia in the past three years…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Counterpart
Posted:
11 May 2012

Somalia

Assistance reaches drought-stricken Somalia

By Maggie Farrand Xaliimo Cabdilahi Mohamed considers herself to be a lucky person, even though she is a refugee living in the Hiiraan camp in Garowe, Somalia. “We fled and left all our belongings because of killings, looting,…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Counterpart
Posted:
01 Mar 2012

Somalia

Counterpart sends rice to Somalia

Churches of Christ donation to feed thousands of starving people, Counterpart says Arlington, Va., August 18, 2011 – Urgently needed rice that will feed thousands of starving people will be sent by the nonprofit Counterpart International to…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Counterpart
Posted:
19 Aug 2011

Somalia

Somalia: Puntland, Somalia Resource and Service Center

Construction of the new Puntland Resource and Service Center (PRSC) commenced January 19, 2007 in Garowe, Puntland (Somalia). PRSC is a project initiated to strengthen civil society organizations in Puntland through technology transfer and capacity building. The centre is envisioned…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Counterpart
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Sudan

Sudan: Youth philanthropy efforts to help Darfur

Maryland students raised money and leveraged nearly $500,000 worth of critically-needed pharmaceuticals to send to Darfur on the eve of their eighth grade graduation. POTOMAC, Maryland - While students throughout the region are busy attending graduation parties and preparing for summer…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Counterpart
Posted:
21 Mar 2011