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Simple Innovation Helps Rural Communities in Ghana Improve Latrine Construction & Sanitation

By Megan Bohan The Ghana Enhancing Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (EN-WASH) Activity aims to increase the use of sustainable, equitable,…

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Striving to Find and Serve Missing Children in HIV Treatment & Care

By Betty Adera Despite tremendous progress in the fight against HIV and AIDS, outcomes for treatment and care among children…

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Global Communities Ramps up WASH Services in Response to Cholera Outbreak in Syria

Atmeh, Syria – Global Communities is responding to a major cholera outbreak that has been spreading across Syria, ramping up…

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Global Communities Tanzania Partners with USDA to Boost Literacy Rates through School Feeding Program

Earlier this month, Global Communities Tanzania launched Pamoja Tuwalishe (Together, Let’s Feed Them), the next phase of its U.S. Department…

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Right to Care: Family-Centered Approaches for Vulnerable Children and Adolescents

By Betty Adera The impact of disasters, complexities of humanitarian crises and ongoing effects of climate change pose major threats…

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Supporting Households Impacted by Poorly Processed Wastewater on the Gaza Strip

On the Gaza Strip, access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) is fragile and an estimated 25% of households are…

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Challenging Malnutrition When Widespread Hunger Prevails in Yemen

One-year-old Mohammed and his family live in the Qa’atabah district of Yemen, near constant conflict that has killed and injured…

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Public University and USAID Program to Strengthen Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Sri Lanka

Jaffna, Sri Lanka – On October 11, 2022, the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Social Cohesion and Reconciliation Activity…

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Sowing Futures and Lots of Hope in Argentina

By: Sergio Scheffer and Natalia Lopez-Thismon Translated by: Samuel Lau In the peripheral neighborhoods of cities in Argentina, it is…

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Mothers in India Lead the Process of Change and Girls’ Empowerment

By Sushmita Mukherjee A healthy and skilled adolescent girl is best placed to make informed decisions not only for herself…

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Carrie Hessler-Radelet Steps into New Role as Global Communities’ President & CEO

Silver Spring, MD, Oct 03, 2022 — Carrie Hessler-Radelet stepped into a new role as President & CEO of the…

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Global Communities to Expand School Feeding Projects in Tanzania and Madagascar

USDA awards $30 million for sustainability activities and new programming Silver Spring, Md. – On September 21, 2022, the U.S. Department of…

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Insuring Resilience against Climate Change in Colombia  

As climate change continues to create global challenges, Global Communities is working to create innovative, community-focused solutions to help mitigate…

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Supporting Community Resilience and Economic Recovery in Guatemala

By Noah Steinberg-Di Stefano When speaking to families in rural communities throughout Huehuetenango, Guatemala, almost everyone mentions that things have…

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Giving San Diego Infants a Healthy Start through Lactation Education and Access 

By Lizzie Hickman The recent baby formula shortage in the United States (U.S.) has brought attention to infant nutrition needs…

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Empowering Women in India through Self-Help Groups

By Sushmita Mukherjee Global Communities believes in the power and potential of women’s collectives to bring about positive change. In…

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Supporting Economic Resilience through Increased Livelihoods in Sri Lanka

By Nagarajah Sathyaruban and Amila Jayamaha In Sri Lanka’s Mullaitivu district, a lack of job opportunities and career guidance avenues has…

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Reflecting on the COVID-19 Response Program’s Impact in San Diego

In May 2020, the world could not fathom what the future had in store, nor could Global Communities (then Project…

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