Afghanistan: New Opportunities in a Fertile Land
In Helmand Province, opportunities for women are slim. Culturally-prescribed gender roles restrict their movement outside of their households and villages, limit their access to education and economic options and hinder their positive contributions to civil society at many levels.
Afghanistan: Civil Society in Afghanistan: A Framework for Long-term Impact
Working Together to Improve Education in Eritrea
Eritrea, located in the Horn of Africa, gained its independence in 1991. Years of war left Eritrea without even the most basic educational resources.
Liberia: Mercy Corps Begins Peacebuilding Program in Liberia
Mercy Corps has launched a five-year, $12 million initiative, the Community Peacebuilding and Development Program (CPBD), in war-torn Liberia.
Honduras: Civil Society Programs Give Voice to Rural Honduras
It would be easy for the average person living in a village in the Comayagua municipality in central Honduras to feel like she has no voice in local and national politics.