40+ years of promoting positive change

Creative has implemented hundreds of projects around the globe since it was founded in 1977. From education and elections to governance and economic growth, Creative’s efforts have made a difference. For example, since the year 2000, Creative has trained more than 389,000 teachers in 21 countries—providing them with new skills and techniques that ultimately benefit their students.

Creative’s Past Projects section has a list of selected projects, a brief description, their implementation dates and funders.


Zambia – Electoral Security Assessment

Elections Date: May 2011 – September 2011

USAID awarded Creative a contract to perform an electoral security assessment for the Zambian presidential and parliamentary elections held in October 2011. ...

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Zambia – Family Activity South-Central

Capacity Development Date: 2016-2019

The Zambia Family Activity South-Central project aims to empower households caring for 144,000 orphans and vulnerable children with the knowledge and capacity to demand and access health and social services....

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Zambia – Makhalidwe Athu mobile reading project

Digital Development Date: 2015 - 2017

Makhalidwe Athu is a mobile reading project bringing reading to Zambian children who often have no access to books at home. Through SMS, children will receive more than 50 local tales, crowdsourced from the community. More than 4,000 community members will be involved in the project, which is funded through All Children Reading....

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Zambia/Human and Institutional Resources Development Project

Date: November 1985 – November 1985

Creative initiated the Zambia Human and Institutional Resources Development Project by conducting a manpower assessment study to assist the government in developing its technical, administrative and managerial human and institutional resources in the most critical areas of shortage. The study evaluated the status of managerial and technical skills as well as the appropriateness of those skills in satisfying Zambia's then-current political, economic and social development needs. ...