Counterpart International

Unverified non-profit organisation

Founded in 1965, Counterpart International is a nonprofit organization dedicated to building a just world through service and partnership. Counterpart gives people a voice in their own future through partnerships, offering options and access to tools for sustained social, economic and environmental development.

Counterpart has established strategic partnerships in the public and private sectors to help people improve the quality of their lives and revitalize their communities in more than 60 nations.

Since 1993 Counterpart has built, developed and strengthened over 10,000 non-governmental organizations in the former Soviet Union alone.

Working with local communities to build their capacity to act on their local problems in the way they want, Counterpart programmes include humanitarian and relief assistance, education, healthcare, democracy and governance, food security, enterprise and business development, sustainable tourism and natural resource management.

The organisation has worked in more than 65 countries and currently has a worldwide staff of 350 and a presence in approximately 37 countries in Africa, Central Europe, the former Soviet Union, Asia and the Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean.


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Partnership types

Project funding; Provision of services / personnel

Regions / countries / territories

Americas: United States

Global issues

Disasters and humanitarian affairs ; Education and training; Job creation all (7)