Capacity development



partner organizations that improved their performance in 2016

Public Opinion Survey: Civic Literacy In Ukraine, Moldova And Belarus

March 8, 2017
The report Civic Literacy in Ukraine, Moldova and Belarus provides an account of the representative public opinion survey carried out in 2016 by the KIIS in Ukraine, CBS-AXA in Moldova, commissioned...

Armed with knowledge, a ‘citizen leader’ in Cambodia makes a difference

February 13, 2017
Before Pact's PROCEED project, local officials in Cambodia rarely listened to citizens’ concerns, and citizens often were too afraid to voice them. Thanks in part to volunteers like Ngek Lyna, things...

WORTH’s Global Impact: Empowering Women from Africa to Asia

December 13, 2016
Twenty years after Pact started its first WORTH group in Nepal, the community banking and empowerment model has transformed the lives of more than 550,000 rural women. Learn more at

For Myanmar’s rural poor, integrated development plants seeds of change

October 17, 2016
Pact is using integrated development to build food security, resilience and local capacity in Myanmar.

Building organizational capacity across the continuum of care in Indonesia

September 13, 2016
For most of his life, John Jonathan Nap has dedicated himself to helping others. It was an example set for him by his father, who moved their family of nine from Indonesia’s comfortable coast to its...

Amid deforestation & land disputes, Pact helps Cambodians save their trees, way of life

September 1, 2016
With the country’s deforestation rate now estimated to be the fifth worst in the world, Pact is helping Cambodia to conserve its trees – for the good of the environment as well as for families who’ve...
Sophia looks out over her pineapple garden in northern Tanzania.

One woman's journey to provide for her family

July 26, 2016
Two years ago, Sophia Stevens stood on the dusty path at the edge of her pineapple garden proudly showing off her quarter-acre plot. Every day she would walk the steep path to the garden from her...
MVCC in Tanzania

Local partners key to achieving global goals

July 18, 2016
More than 15 years ago, the global community established a set of goals to alleviate poverty, including establishing a global partnership for development. Today, a new chapter in our quest to improve...

Sustainable development: Twenty years after their start, Pact’s first WORTH groups remain

July 14, 2016
Two decades after its founding, in a testament to the WORTH model’s sustainability, the Jyoti WORTH group in rural Nepal is still together, even though it’s been years since Pact’s assistance ended.

Pact partner Golden Age University helps Belarus age gracefully

May 27, 2016
At age 70, Valentina Zvyarynskaya was living her life as many Belarusian seniors do. She stayed home a lot, took part in few community activities and rarely made new friends. Then she began...