FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions.
FHI 360 envisions a world in which all individuals and communities have the opportunity to reach their highest potential.
To improve lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions for human development.
They work closely with a wide range of funders and partners:
U.S. government agencies
FHI 360’s civil society programs enable citizens to solve their own problems and influence policy. They strengthen the leadership capacity of national and community organizations and increase the transparency of government agencies. Their peacebuilding programs use locally owned and sustainable tolls to bridge differences and bring peace to divided communities.
Communication and social marketing
FHI 360’s experts use innovative communication and social marketing to promote positive social and behavior change among individuals, systems and communities. They develop strategies that address the interests of the people they are trying to reach, the obstacles to taking action and the many forces that influence behavior and choice.
FHI 360’s economic development programs help women and men create a sound economic future for themselves and their families. Their work focuses on increasing productivity, employment and household incomes.
FHI 360 works in the United States and throughout the world to create education systems that respond to the needs of the people they serve.
FHI 360 is committed to developing sustainable solutions to environmental protection, community-based natural resource management, biodiversity conservation, agricultural production and energy conservation challenges. Their projects and programs address the social, environmental and economic impacts of climate change.
FHI 360 integrates a gender perspective into development programs to improve outcomes and increase equality among girls, boys, women and men. Effective gender strategies transform unequal norms and behaviors, empower women and girls, and engage men and boys as partners and agents of positive social change.
For FHI 360, improving the health of the world's women, men and children is core to their mission. Good health provides the foundation for community and economic development. They seek to understand what people need to be healthy and to generate the evidence needed to address their health challenges.
Good nutrition is essential for maximizing human potential and national development. FHI 360 partners with country-level stakeholders, international organizations and funders to design strategies, policies, programs and systems that address nutrition emergencies and create sustainable change.
FHI 360’s tagline, "The Science of Improving Lives," underscores their long history of placing evidence and research at the center of their work. At FHI 360, they use research to respond to a wide variety of human development issues, including health, education, economic development and gender.
FHI 360's experts use the multiplying effect of innovative and basic technology to further the impact of everything they do. Information and communication technology helps us make and expand connections to build and sustain relationships. They use technology to increase access to information, to improve practice and to facilitate interaction among many stakeholders.
FHI 360’s projects create opportunities for youth to complete a quality education, live healthy lives, be able to support themselves and their families, and become fully active citizens.
Serves more than 70 countries, including the U.S.
Representatives of 137 countries traveled to the U.S. in 2014 as part of their international exchange program
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