capacity building

Through a grant awarded under Advancing Partners & Communities (APC), ADOPLAFAM plans to strengthen the technical and organizational capacity of project NGOs and community-based organizations (CBOs). Their efforts will increase access and coverage of a comprehensive package of HIV/AIDS prevention and care services for key populations and people living with HIV (PLHIV). These services include treatment, psychological support, counseling, and other services such as viral load and CD4 analysis.

The Asociación Dominicana de Planificación Familiar (ADOPLAFAM) is a non-governmental organization (NGO) focused on improving family planning and HIV/AIDS services in Provinces throughout the Dominican Republic. ADOPLAFAM aims to build HIV service delivery capacity in the Dominican Republic, ensuring universal access to care and support, prevention, and treatment services for key populations. They partner with other local organizations including Clínica de Familia la Romana, Grupo Este Amor, and Clínica Esperanza y Caridad.


Read more about APC's efforts in the Dominican Republic and Guyana that are geared towards contributing to a sustainable reduction in HIV transmission among key populations and an improved quality of life for people living with HIV.


This Toolkit was prepared to assist USAID Mission staff working in the E&E region in identifying and propagating good practices in case management services. It provides the user with a comprehensive assessment framework for analyzing current systems, procedures, and practices against international standards and professional case management practices at both the case level and system level.

Journal Article

This journal article discusses how Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) data could potentially inform optimal strategies to reach women having unmet need with contraceptive services through integrated service delivery. The analysis has the potential to provide program managers with an evidence-based road map indicating which service-delivery platforms offer the greatest potential to reach the largest number of women with unmet need for contraception.


This update includes a story about the IC/VIC CEO’s talks with USAID about new funding options.


This monthly report lists recent activities and statistics of Veterans International Cambodia.


This annual report summarizes SAWSO’s work throughout the world in 2013. One of the main tenants of SAWSO’s work is collaborating with local leaders to implement development programs that engage community members to identify and solve their own needs. This participatory model encourages local ownership for the success of the program and provides impetus for continued improvement far into the future.


This tool help users conduct a concise assessment of a partner - or potential partner - organization’s strengths and weaknesses, helping to identify areas where technical assistance will be needed to successfully implement a project. The tool addresses key capacity areas including: human capacity, basic management capacity, M&E capacity, absorptive capacity, and community connectedness. The tool is meant to serve as a guide for interviewing multiple stakeholders at a partner or subgrantee organization.

Journal Article

This paper aims to identify, organize and provide a synthesis of existing training resource materials for community health workers in different components of sexual and reproductive health and maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health as well as to determine gaps and opportunities and inform efforts to avoid duplication and harmonize approaches to training.