Grants & Projects

To attain our vision of improving the lives of the world's most vulnerable populations in less economically developed countries, the Payson Center has developed an extensive network of international expertise. Partnering with various knowledgeable and experienced entities results in more efficient, greater impact on our targeted populations. You can also view the breadth of our experience on our project map.

Start Datesort ascending Status Project title Funding Agent Location(s)
2013 Complete Rapid Assessment of Children Reintegrated into the Community from Orphanages in Rwanda UNICEF
  • Kigali
    Rwanda
2013 Ongoing One Health to Address Human, Animal and Ecosystems Health in Central and Eastern Africa Higher Education for Development (HED)
  • Kampala
    Uganda
2013 Ongoing PROOF Project CAMRIS International
  • Yola
    Nigeria
2012 Ongoing Support to the American University of Nigeria (AUN) CAMRIS International
  • Yola
    Nigeria
2012 Ongoing Survey Research on Child Labor in West African Cocoa Growing Areas U.S. Department of Labor
  • Ivory Coast
  • Ghana
2010 Complete Central America Free Trade Agreement - Dominican Republic (CAFTA-DR) Environmental Law Capacity Building Project Higher Education for Development (HED), United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • Dominican Republic
  • Nicaragua
  • Guatemala
2010 Complete Social Impact Assessment of the BP Oil Spill Disaster on Gulf Coast Communities Oxfam America
  • United States
2009 Complete Higher Education for Development Partnership with LIPHEA Knowledge Center Server Migration LIPHEA ICT and Network Strengthening, East Africa Higher Education for Development (HED), United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • Kampala
    Uganda
2009 Complete Agricultural Information System: Weather Surfaces Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Eastern & Southern Africa
2009 Complete Center of Excellence for Natural Disasters, Coastal Infrastructure, and Emergency Management (NDCIEM) U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Jackson State University
  • MS
    United States
2009 Ongoing Technical Assistance in Support of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) - Democratic Republic of Congo Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)
  • Congo (Kinshasa)
2009 Ongoing Technical Assistance in Support of the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) - Côte d'Ivoire Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)
  • Ivory Coast
2008 Ongoing Improving the Lives of War Affected Youth in Northern Uganda The Fund for War Affected Children and Youth in Northern Uganda
  • Uganda
2008 Complete Health Systems 20/20 - Rwanda President’s Malaria Initiative Malaria Operational Plan IntraHealth International, United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • Rwanda
2008 Ongoing Improving Public Health Capacity through Integrated Training of Health Professionals in the Republic of Rwanda under PEPFAR   Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)
  • Kigali
    Rwanda
2007 Complete Technical Assistance to UNAIDS’ Monitoring and Evaluation Department UNAIDS
  • Geneva
    Switzerland
2007 Complete Information and Communications Technology (ICT) at Gulu University, Uganda The Fund for War Affected Children and Youth in Northern Uganda
  • Gulu
    Uganda
2006 Complete Oversight of Public and Private Initiatives to Eliminate the Worst Forms of Child Labor in the Cocoa Sector in Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana U.S. Department of Labor
  • Ivory Coast
  • Ghana
2006 Complete Leadership Initiatives for Public Health in East Africa: Tanzania and Uganda (LIPHEA) Higher Education for Development (HED), Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health
  • Kampala
    Uganda
  • Dar es Salam
    Tanzania
2006 Complete Technical Assistance and Training to the Rabia Balkhi Women's Hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan International Medical Corps
  • Kabul
    Afghanistan
2006 Complete Developing a Sustainable Electronic Reporting and Monitoring System for HIV/AIDS in the Republic of Rwanda Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Voxiva
  • Rwanda
2006 Complete Accountability Research Project John D & Catherine T MacArthur Foundation
  • Uganda
2006 Complete Berkeley-Tulane Initiative on Vulnerable Populations John D & Catherine T MacArthur Foundation, University of California Berkeley Law School
  • Sudan
  • Uganda
  • Congo (Kinshasa)
2005 Complete Support to the National University of Rwanda (NUR) School of Public Health United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • Kigali
    Rwanda
2005 Complete Transparency, Corruption and Anti-Retrovirals Management United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • West Africa
2005 Complete Improving Resource Recovery of Organic Waste - New Orleans East Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • New Orleans
    United States
2005 Complete Twubakane DHP Child Survival, Malaria and Nutrition Program, Rwanda and Malaria Operational Plan IntraHealth International, United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • Rwanda
2005 Complete Alliance to Harness Information Technology for Decision-Making and Capacity Building in West Africa Helen Keller International, United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • West Africa
2004 Complete IFESH's Teach for Africa and International Fellows Training International Foundation for Education and Self-Help (IFESH), United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
2003 Complete Regional Project on HIV and Development: Integration of HIV/AIDS into Educational Curricula of West African Countries UNDP, UNOPS
  • West Africa
2003 Complete University Technical Assistance Projects in Support of the Global AIDS Program-Rwanda Supplement (UTAP) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Rwanda
2002 Complete US China - Energy and Environmental Technology Center (EETC) U.S. Department of Energy
  • Beijing
    China
2002 Complete Tulane University and Kinshasa School of Public Health Partnership - Training, Research, Information Management and Community Based Program United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • Congo (Kinshasa)
2002 Complete IFESH's Teach for Africa and International Fellows Training International Foundation for Education and Self-Help (IFESH), United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
2002 Complete INTERHANDS – Interoperable Regional Humanitarian Assistance and Natural Disaster Training Program Center for Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance U.S. Department of Defense European Command
  • Mali
2001 Complete IFESH's Teach for Africa and International Fellows Training International Foundation for Education and Self-Help (IFESH), United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
2000 Complete IFESH's Teach for Africa and International Fellows Training International Foundation for Education and Self-Help (IFESH), United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • Sub-Saharan Africa
1999 Complete Linking Complex Emergency Response and Transition Initiative (CERTI) Rwanda Mission United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • Rwanda
1999 Complete Center for Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance U.S. Department of Defense, University of South Florida
  • FL
    United States
1998 Complete Sante Famille et Prevention du SIDA (SFPS) = Family Health & AIDS (FHA) West and Central Africa Regional Project United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
  • Burkina Faso
  • Cameroon
  • Ivory Coast
  • Togo
1995 Complete Rationale for IPA through DHHS Office of Refugee Health United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
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