September 7, 2018

Integrating Collaboration, Learning, and Adapting (CLA) Approach in Project Evaluation: Health Communication and Capacity Collaborative (HC3) Evaluation

Introduction and Purpose USAID’s Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Activity implemented by CAMRIS International, Inc. has played an instrumental role in advancing USAID/Nepal and its implementing…

August 7, 2018

Children in the Tomoni Village of Segou, Mali Return to School Thanks to Community Dialogue Initiatives

Community-based school management associations are more determined than ever to assume their roles and responsibilities to ensure access to safe and successful schools in their…

July 30, 2018

CAMRIS Conducts Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Trainings for USAID/Nepal and Implementing Partner Staff

The CAMRIS-implemented, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)/Nepal Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Activity recently held several training sessions for USAID and implementing partner (IP)…

May 9, 2018

Employee Spotlight: Regional Engagement Analyst Rebecca Obrock

Rebecca Obrock is a Regional Engagement Analyst who has been employed by CAMRIS since 2014. She currently supports the Global Development Lab (the Lab) at the U.S.…

May 1, 2018

Eight Schools Reopen in Niono Thanks to Effective Community Dialogue

Children of Niono are finally able to resume schooling. Under threat from armed groups, nine schools supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)…

May 1, 2018

250 School Management Committees Revitalize Their Schools Thanks to Small Grants from USAID/EESA

Creating a welcoming and safe learning environment for children affected by the conflict. To complement a robust set of grassroots activities to support education in…

April 15, 2018

Promoting Peacebuilding, Resilience, Conflict Resolution, Inclusion, and Equity in Conflict-Affected Regions of Mali

Deputy Chief of Party Lena Thiam delineates the agenda and purpose of the workshop. The CAMRIS-implemented, Mali Education Emergency Support Activity (EESA) works to promote peacebuilding,…

March 28, 2018

Partnering with the Government of Peru to Build Capacity for the Reduction of Poverty and Coca Production

The USAID/Peru New Alternatives Program (NAP) supports the transitioning of communities in Peru from coca dependency to licit livelihoods. To achieve this goal, CAMRIS teamed…

March 15, 2018

Success Story: Mali EESA Construction of New Classrooms in Tin Arabe Signals a Bright Future for Students

Tin Arabe, located in the rural commune of Ouinerden in Timbuktu,  is a predominantly nomadic community. The primary school in Tin Arabe faced significant challenges due to the lack of…

February 13, 2018

Scientist Joao Aguiar Pursues Malaria Vaccine

An interview with CAMRIS employee Dr. João Aguiar, a scientist and leader in the effort to develop a malaria vaccine.  Dr. Aguiar has been working for CAMRIS since 2011 and provides…

December 21, 2017

CAMRIS Promotes Clean Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Practices in Mali

Tanks and other supplies that the Mali EESA project distributed to schools in Mali. The CAMRIS-implemented, Mali EESA project distributed water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) kits…

September 22, 2017

US Ambassador to Mali Paul A. Folmsbee Visits a Mali EESA-Supported School

US Ambassador to Mali Paul A. Folmsbee recently visited a Mali Education Emergency Support Activity (EESA)-supported school for students in grades one through six in…

August 7, 2017

Employee Spotlight: Senior Program Manager Abigail Wilson

Abigail Wilson, CAMRIS’s Senior Program Manager for the Mali Education Emergency Support Activity (EESA), discusses how information and communication technology (ICT) and monitoring systems are being used…

June 27, 2017

CAMRIS Builds New Schools in Mali

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) awarded the Mali Education Emergency Support Activity (EESA) contract to CAMRIS International in January 2016. Through this important…

June 13, 2017

Employee Spotlight: Learning Fellow Leah Denise Wyatt

Ms. Leah Denise Wyatt, a Learning Fellow, has been employed by CAMRIS since 2014. She currently supports the U.S. Agency for International Development/Uganda Mission. This…

May 16, 2017

Success Story: The Distribution of School Kits Encourages Inclusive Education in Kidal

Fatouma, a student who attends Baye Ag Mahaha school, where she is in the first grade, is the eldest sibling of two brothers and one…

May 2, 2017

Testimonial: USAID Education Emergency Support Activity

Reflections on my life as a Malian Woman by Saoudatou Maiga

March 29, 2017

CAMRIS Supports Scientific Biosurveillance and Research for NAMRU-3 Liberia

CAMRIS is pleased to be working with the Viral and Zoonotic Diseases Research Program at Naval Medical Research Unit Three (NAMRU-3) in Liberia. US Military…

March 15, 2017

CAMRIS Rolls Out Education Kits in Mali on Behalf of USAID

CAMRIS has distributed 3,000 school kits to 12 schools in the dangerous and difficult to access region of Kidal for the Education Emergency Support Activity…

January 24, 2017

Democracy and Governance Advisor Visits the Democratic Republic of Congo

Lunch at Chez Flore restaurant in Kinshasa can be decadent. My colleagues and I sat at dusty plastic tables outdoors in the late afternoon sun surrounded by middle class office workers. Women were dressed in the bright fabrics of Africa and men sported suits. Heaping plates and bowls

May 19, 2016

Postcards from Mali

CAMRIS is implementing the Mali Emergency Education Support Activity, a USAID-funded contract.

December 10, 2015

Ending Violence Against Women

In our series of interviews with CAMRIS staff and partners, during the 16 Days to End Violence, we provide this interview with CAMRIS’ Theresa Okpokwu who is currently interning with the company. A student at the School for International Training Graduate Institute in Vermont, she will earn her graduate degree in Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation in May 2016. In this interview she shares her thoughts on how to address gender-based violence and her experience working with women in Nigeria, her native country.

June 1, 2015

A Conversation with USAID’s Chief Strategy Officer Carla Koppell

CAMRIS had a chance to speak with Carla Koppell, USAID’s Chief Strategy Officer, in October 2014 right in the midst of the Ebola outbreak. She spoke about her role at USAID, the status of recent reforms within the agency aimed at improving aid effectiveness, and how USAID was responding to the Ebola crisis.

September 19, 2014

Support the #EducateOurGirls Campaign!

CAMRIS International supports the American University of Nigeria (AUN) Foundation and its campaign to #EducateOurGirls. Launched last week, the campaign funds the education of girls…

September 9, 2014

How CAMRIS, Coffee and Chocolate Go Together

The farming of coca, the raw material for cocaine, has grown in Peru over the last decade and brought with it increased crime and insecurity.…

June 20, 2014

CAMRIS’ Susanna Jolly: Helping USAID Tell Its Story

Susanna Jolly, an Internal Communications Specialist working for CAMRIS, is part of the Global Health Support Initiative-II, which provides human resource support to USAID. This…

May 17, 2014

Honoring Those Who Serve; Improving the Health and Safety of Those Serving

Today, and all month, CAMRIS pays special tribute to the women and men of the Armed Forces.  We also salute our own CAMRIS staff that currently or…

April 7, 2014

CAMRIS Celebrates World Health Day 2014

Today CAMRIS celebrates World Health Day on the anniversary of the establishment of the World Health Organization (WHO).

June 17, 2013

The President’s Malaria Initiative 2013 Report to Congress

The past decade has seen unprecedented progress in malaria control efforts in most sub-Saharan African countries. As countries have scaled up insecticide-treated mosquito nets (ITNs),…

June 17, 2013

USAID/Philippines: Performance Evaluation of Family Planning and Maternal and Child Health Portfolio

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in the Philippines contracted a third-party evaluation team to conduct a final performance evaluation of its family planning…

June 17, 2013

USAID/Egypt: End of Project Performance Evaluation of Avian and Pandemic Influenza Program

The purpose of this performance evaluation of the USAID/Egypt Avian and Pandemic Influenza (API) Program was to review, analyze, and evaluate its effectiveness in achieving…