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July 27, 2021

Integrated solutions to energy access in Tanzania

Despite the government’s deliberate initiatives to reach more people, Tanzania lags behind in its grid electricity connection targets. Only 24.5% of rural households in Tanzania have access to electricity. To help realize a future where all people enjoy the benefits of modern energy, Pact develops solutions and implements projects to expand access...

July 20, 2021

Achieving HIV epidemic control amidst a global pandemic

Despite the global Covid-19 pandemic, the ACHIEVE

June 25, 2021

Supporting small, women-led gemstone mining in Tanzania

When the Gemological Institute of America approached Pact in 2016 about piloting a rough gemstone guide for miners, we knew immediately knew where to start—an association of women miners, the Tanzanian Women Miners Association, or TAWOMA. 

June 24, 2021

Commemorating Pride month at Pact

June is Pride month, when LGBTIQ+ communities around the world celebrate the freedom to be their unique selves. The month is dedicated to raising LGBTIQ+ voices, honoring LGBTIQ+ culture and supporting LGBTIQ+ rights.  

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June 11, 2021

Global approaches to tackling one of the worst forms of child labor

Child labor is an insidious problem that robs children of their childhood. For children engaged in hazardous work, it endangers their physical and mental health and their safety. One of the worst forms of child labor - also a type of modern slavery - occurs in the mining...

May 24, 2021

Q&A: Celebrating Africa Day with Pact leaders across the continent

On May 25, 1963, the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) was founded as the precursor to the African Union (AU). Each year, Africa Day commemorates the OAU’s founding and celebrates African unity and identity. Today, we celebrate Africa Day with an interview with four of our leaders in Africa....

Governance in Cambodia
May 24, 2021

Five ideas for supporting CSOs to be more relevant, resilient and sustainable

The notion of civil society sustainability used by international development practitioners over-fixates on issues of civil society organizations' (CSOs’) financial viability and fails to prepare civic actors to be able to weather rapid changes in their operating environment while still staying true to their missions.

April 22, 2021

Celebrating Southeast Asias forests and fields -- everyday

This story was originally published on USAID Green Invest Asia's website. See the original article here. By Christy Owen, Chief of Party

April 13, 2021

With radios, Pact and USAID help Swazi students stay on track during Covid-19

When the Covid-19 pandemic began, schools were among the first things that the government of Eswatini decided to close to stem the virus’s spread.  Like so many students, Sizolwakhe Mahlalela’s life was turned upside down.  

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