Country Partners - Engaging in Sustainable Development Partnerships
Future Generations partners with communities and governments in six countries to advance sustainable and holistic solutions that build from local successes and resources.
Six countries are strategic areas of focus.
Afghanistan: In three districts of Nangarhar Province, 105 community development councils (CDCs) learn skills for inclusive local governance and development planning to meet local priorities.
China: In Tibet, 700 volunteers known as Pendebas spread conservation concepts and improve health among families living within nature preserves. Nationwide, the organization mentors university students and expands regional successes in community conservation.
Haiti: In the urban slum of Cite Soleil, Haiti, youth rally to clean up the streets, promote positive social change, and build on past successes using local resources.
India: More than 800 volunteers, 100 women’s groups and farmer’s clubs work together to realize Gandhi's dream of governance at the village level.
Peru: 2,100 communities partner with local and regional governments to manage primary health care facilities. Future Generations Peru strengthens this national system and has reduced chronic child malnutrition from 46% to 18% in pilot sites.
United States: Across West Virginia, volunteer fire departments increase access and training to broadband internet. In year two, 50 fire departments have nominated 113 local people to be trained as computer mentors.