How we work
HDPI works with each client to help them address complexity, better understand current challenges, consider alternative response strategies, build new partnerships, take adaptive action, and act more effectively and efficiently.We do so by offering the following services.
HDPI, Inc is a unique consulting group of senior level experts specialized in facilitating change in humanitarian and development efforts to:
- enhance economic well-being of the most vulnerable
- address threats related to climate change
- improve the protection of people from violence
- support child health globally
- prevent, prepare, respond and recover from emergencies
- meet education needs in emergency situations
HDPI has worked on an array of issues, ranging from risk reduction to post-earthquake reconstruction, from school building to child protection, from peacebuilding to trauma healing. The work has ranged from assisting governments in the development of national framework to the support of village level services. Our work focuses on enhancing humanitarian and development efforts, working towards conflict reduction, and building local capacities and supporting local implementation of strategic programming. Our services support organizations working in some of the most complex environments.
HDPI’s members have collective experience that touches on almost every aspect of humanitarian and development assistance, and are happy to assess whether we can be of assistance for issues faced.
HDPI members have strong history of helping partners pursue innovation, best practice, and high achievement in the humanitarian space, for the first several years as a unit under the KonTerra Group and continuing as an independent entity. The following highlight a number of those partnerships to provide a more concrete idea of the range of our capabilities and work:
Provided strategic guidance and facilitation for the Government of Eritrea and their partners during the process to develop their process to develop a national strategy for water, sanitation, and hygiene for 2030. This included research, in-country consultation and facilitation services, and support in drafting the language for the strategy.
HDPI consultants carried out ground-breaking research on stateless people and persons at risk of statelessness in Guinea Bissau, which is an important human rights issue. The study also assessed the impact of statelessness on the enjoyment of fundamental rights and accessing basic services, as well as the legal and administrative framework for preventing and reducing…
HDPI members helped facilitate an inter-agency mission to Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey to assess the situation of at-risk refugee and displaced children. In other work, Consulted on emergency preparedness and response actions to the large-scale influx of unaccompanied children into the US and a post-action review.
Supporting social change and conflict reduction through trauma healing and community problem-solving
Wozo Haiti is a locally developed, national organization which aims to generate positive social change and conflict reduction through trauma healing and community empowerment. HDPI supports this program through partnerships, with the implementing and donor agency Episcopal Relief and Development (ERD), that respects local program ownership and management and that provides support by mentoring,…