• Organization TypeImplementing NGO
  • Staff501-1000
  • Development Budget100 Million - 500 Million
  • HeadquartersUnited States
  • Founded1945

Corus International

Corus International is the parent of a family of long-serving, faith-based organizations committed to ending poverty and building healthy communities in the world’s most challenging places.   Drawing on a heritage of nearly 150 years, Corus connects and catalyzes non-profit and for-profit subsidiaries that include Lutheran World Relief, IMA World Health, Charlie Goldsmith Associates, Ground Up Investing and LWR Farmers Market Coffee. Alongside communities in fragile settings, their dedicated experts integrate disciplines, approaches and people to grow local economies, eliminate extreme poverty, ensure access to quality healthcare, mitigate climate change and respond to humanitarian crises. What They Do Health  Corus builds the capacities of local partners and governments and develops with them the resources to respond to the health needs of people affected by poverty, conflict, and other hardships.   Health systems strengthening  Disease prevention and treatment  Maternal and child health  Nutrition  WASH  Sexual and gender-based violence response  Global health security  Rural economic development  Corus collaborates with local partners and enterprises to help rural communities develop productive, resilient and stable economies that benefit them.  Market systems analysis  Agriculture value chain strengthening  Livelihood diversification  Climate smart and improved agriculture practices  Water and land management  Enterprise capacity building  Rural financing  Impact investing  Corus invests in enterprises that have the potential to help small-scale farmers capture more value from their crops. Profits beyond what goes to farmers and company growth are reinvested in complementary development programming for local communities.   Equity investments  Technical assistance  Organizational management training  Complementary social services  Marketing Humanitarian Assistance  Corus works closely with local communities when a disaster hits over months and years – whether it’s a drought, earthquake or civil war – to help them recover and adjust to new realities, ensuring that they are prepared to withstand the next unexpected challenge.  Cash transfers and vouchers  Non-food items and material resources  Shelter  WASH  Emergency health response  Early recovery and livelihood rehabilitation  Disaster risk reduction Technology for Development  Corus harnesses the growing accessibility of smartphones and other technologies to improve the rapidity, effectiveness and cost-efficiency of our humanitarian assistance and development programming.   Mobile banking and cash transfers  Mobile data collection and management  Information sharing and education via SMS   Digital learning platforms  Digital administrative systems   Geospatial satellite imagery   Cross-Cutting Themes  Corus promotes gender equity, positive youth development, and resilience in our work. They continually assess the gender constraints, youth needs, and shocks and stressors that are affecting these communities’ ability to thrive. They design programming that addresses the specific needs of women and young people and ensures communities can maintain development gains when difficult times arise.
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Job openings over the past year

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    Congo, The Democratic Republic of
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Staff at Corus International have experience in


  • development
  • market research
  • reproductive health
  • human rights
  • events / training


  • macarthur foundation


  • cameroon
  • united states
  • armenia
  • iraq
  • kenya


  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

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  • United States (headquarters)
  • Baltimore
  • 700 Light Street
  • Maryland 21230
  • United States
  • Washington, D.C.
  • 1730 M Street, NW, Suite
  • District of Columbia 1100