Our Impact

We design all of our programs to deliver maximum results. By investing heavily in monitoring and evaluating our initiatives, we show how good journalism can improve societies.

  • In Ethiopia, where journalists usually vie to cover the economy, crime and entertainment, a new collective of 100 journalists and communicators is shining a spotlight on an often-neglected beat: health.

    Ethiopia’s first organization of health journalists, the Addis Ababa Health Journalists Initiative, formed last month with the goal of boosting the quality and breadth of health coverage in the country.

    March 07, 2013
  • ISLAMABAD - Almost 80 participants in ICFJ’s U.S.-Pakistan Professional Partnership in Journalism Program gathered in Islamabad in February to share how this initiative has transformed their work, their media organizations and their perceptions of the United States.

    Journalists from megacities Lahore and Karachi and from remote areas such as the Federally Administered Tribal Areas and Balochistan said that spending nearly a month working with American counterparts in U.S.

    February 21, 2013
  • It was Graca Machel’s first public appearance since the death of her husband Nelson Mandela six months ago, so of course every journalist wanted an interview. But Machel’s office was quite firm, no interviews and even her appearances at the third Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH) conference, were brief.

    July 17, 2014