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    Modern heroes

    “If you got lost on an island and had to make your own home there, how would you want it to run?” This was the question posed to a group of Namibian children by Pact staff members. Pact...

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    Valuing and enhancing evaluation skills

    There has been a lot written about why we evaluate development programs and the importance of rigorous evaluation. But this is not what this blog is about, and if you need to be convinced...

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    A confident future

    Daw Khin Nuand and her husband struggled to support their family in Ah Shey Ka Paing Village in Myanmar despite working two jobs. Daw Khin ran a small snack shop, while her husband worked as...

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    Reimagining impact

    This has been an exciting week as I wrap up three days at The Clinton Global Initiative’s 2014 Annual Meeting in New York City. Along with my fellow delegates, I had the opportunity to...

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    Hope in a forgotten crisis

    Three years ago, millions of people in southern Sudan celebrated as their resounding vote for full independence from Sudan became reality. Since December 2013, South Sudan has been seized by...

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    Improving mineral sourcing in Burundi

    In May 2014, Burundi became the third country in the African Great Lakes Region to implement the internationally accepted iTSCi due diligence and mineral traceability system. iTSCi will be...

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    Empowering women entrepreneurs: Lin Lin’s story

    Imagine making $4 per day. Now imagine that money has to support a family of six. For Lin Lin, a 30-year-old wife and mother in Myanmar, that was her reality. In the...

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    Lou Mitchell: A true icon in the field of development

    Lou Mitchell was a true icon in the field of development. He physically and mentally towered above his colleagues as a thought leader who pushed the margins, asked difficult questions,...

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    Empowering caregivers in Lesotho

    Mathuso Mokoenya, a 32-year-old mother of four in Lesotho, struggled to provide for her family after her husband left in search of work in South Africa. Although she worked at a local hair...

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    New partnership in Myanmar a model for development

    Pact, USAID and Chevron/Unocal recently signed a landmark Public Private Partnership (PPP) agreement that acknowledges the shared commitment of the signing partners to support integrated...

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