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.


Syria- Agriculture and Livelihoods Stabilization Partnerships III

Date: 2019

The Northeast Syria Agriculture and Livelihoods Stabilization Partnerships program works with community-based organizations in target communities in Northeast Syria to rebuild livelihoods and agricultural activities that stimulate economic recovery while also building the capacity of civil society. ...

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Sri Lanka/Accelerated Skills Acquisition Program (ASAP)

Date: November 2006 – March 2009

Creative implemented the Accelerated Skills Acquisition Program, a task order of USAID’s Assistance to Basic Education/Basic Education IQC, to build a favorable employment climate for over-age and out-of-school youth in conflict-affected regions. In partnership with the Christian Children’s Fund and the International Youth Foundation, Creative strengthened the capacity of training institutions to deliver quality job counseling, career guidance, placement assistance and school-to-work services to improve employment possibilities and demand-driven skills for 7,075 ASAP participants (ages 15-25). Course work focused on job search strategies and building employability through English language skills and computer literacy. The project team secured 30 private and public sector organizations as training partners, and 107 companies provided placement assistance through apprenticeships or employment to graduates....