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.


Liberia Reintegration and Recovery Planning

Date: February 1997 – December 1997

Creative provided technical support to USAID's Africa Bureau and its Monrovia Mission, preparing an in-depth report on the disarmament and demobilization process. The report looked at the outcome of the disarmament and demobilization operations carried out in Liberia from November 1996 to February 1997; assessed the impact of these operations on the existing security conditions in the country; and identified areas for intervention activities to improve security conditions and support national reintegration efforts....



Liberia Transition Initiative

Date: February 2004 – November 2006

Creative managed USAID’s Liberia Transition Initiative which addressed critical bottlenecks in the peace process and supported civil society's participation through small grants, community reintegration for war-affected youth and accelerated learning for overage children. The initiative provided more than $7.8 million in grants for a variety of activities that helped NGOs and government ministries resume operations, revitalize communities and raise public awareness of issues tied to Liberia’s transition....



Libya: A Strategy for Stabilization and Governance

Regional insecurity and the halting of much-needed municipal elections have required agility and resourcefulness on the part of Creative's project in Libya. Our team offers some insight into the challenges inherent in elections-related development work....

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Northeast Connection Program

Date: 2021-2023

Northeast Connection’s solutions-based approach uses a range of activities to address and prevent social conflicts in some of Nigeria's most vulnerable communities. ...

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Syria: Al Rashad

Date: 2020-2022

Al Rashad uses a community policing approach to increase public trust in local authorities and improve responsiveness to citizens’ needs...

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