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.


El Salvador Alianza Joven Regional 2

Date: February 2012 – March 2013

USAID’s Alianza Joven Regional 2 provided support to the Central American Integration System and to juvenile justice system reforms in El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala. The project worked to strengthen the capacities of Municipal Crime Prevention Councils in Santa Ana, Chalchuapa and El Congo to reduce crime and violence in 28 communities, while engaging with community-based organizations to involve youth as part of the solution to crime and violence....



Guatemala – Youth Alliance Program (YAP)

Date: September 2004 – January 2008

Limited opportunities in education, job training and employment left more than one million young people in Guatemala disenfranchised and a recognized urgency to address the needs of at-risk youths. Creative provided technical assistance to local crime prevention councils and designed innovative job training projects to enable youths to enter the workforce. The Youth Alliance Program, a cooperative agreement, was funded by USAID's public-private Global Development Alliance....

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Guatemala – Youth Challenge Program (YCP)

Date: April 2008 – December 2009

Based on the promising results of the Guatemala Youth Alliance Program, USAID awarded Creative the Youth Challenge Alliance Program to continue improving the lives of Guatemala’s vulnerable and at-risk youth. With a focus on impoverished youth who live in neighborhoods with high unemployment and limited job training opportunities, it provided positive alternatives to street life and crime by raising public awareness about vulnerable youth and changing perceptions about them. ...

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Haiti Basic Education Assessment and Program Design

Date: February 2007 – April 2007

Creative assessed and designed two program components for the USAID/Haiti education strategy, addressing equitable access to quality basic education and strengthening public sector executive function in the Ministry of Education. USAID intended that the new strategy have greater demographic and geographic focus and that three vulnerable groups be targeted: children and youth under 25; women; and special concerns groups, such as people living with AIDS, TB patients and trafficked persons....



Honduras – Alianza Joven

Date: 2012 - 2017

Honduras has earned the unenviable status of having some of the most dangerous cities that are not at war. Nationally, Honduras’s homicide rate is around 80 per 100,000—eight times higher than what is considered to be epidemic....

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