An IAF grantee since 2008, Saraki has advocated successfully for the rights of Paraguayans with disabilities.
The work of IAF grantee partner Casa Alianza Nicaragua (CAN) was featured on the CNN en Español program Mirador Mundial.
Connoisseurs, including Anthony Bourdain and Pierre Marcolini, have flocked to Peru in recent years to find the cacao beans that result in the world’s best chocolate.
Guadalupe Arizpe, a founding member of former IAF grantee Fundación Comunitaria de la Frontera Norte, A.C. in Ciudad Juárez, is the first Mexican woman to receive the award.
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Musicians and dancers from Centro Cultural Masis will showcase their Andean heritage during the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.
Honduran Secretariat of Natural Resources & the Fundacion Cervecería Hondureña honored IAF grantee CASM with the National Honduran Environmental Prize.
A Virginia-based association of Salvadorans partners with IAF grantee ACOLGUA to improve the skills and job prospects for young people.
The IAF partners with the International Labour Organization's Delnet Program to offer training in local development.
On Saturday, an IAF-sponsored panel Citizen-driven Development: Lessons from Grassroots Groups in Latin America will feature representatives from IAF grantees.
The IAF has awarded Grassroots Development Fellowships to 16 Ph.D. candidates who will conduct dissertation research in Latin America during the coming year.
The Smithsonian’s NMAI is celebrating the cultures, history, and heritage of Bolivia with a five-day festival (May 8-12).
Brazil’s semi-arid northeastern region is suffering the worst drought in five decades. With government assistance insufficient to address the magnitude of this crisis, farmers are looking for solutions.
President Obama stressed the U.S. commitment to deepening economic collaboration and expanding prosperity and social inclusion in the region.
Each year, the IAF receives hundreds of applications from throughout the Hemisphere that reflect a growing awareness of the urgent need to use natural resources wisely.
In the weeks leading to Paraguay’s elections, scheduled for April 21, the IAF surveyed its grantees on their nonpartisan efforts toward improving participation in this important democratic exercise.
Nohra Padilla, a recycler from Bogota, is one of six grassroots environmental activists honored with the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize
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Grantee partner Tierra Nueva Asociación Civil was ranked by Premios Latinoamérica Verde as one of the best social and environmental projects in Latin America.
Support from the IAF allowed the ordinary Haitians who comprise its grantees to undertake extraordinary efforts toward relief and reconstruction at the grassroots.