Employability is an issue for young people in San Julian and Cuisnahuat. Asociación Nuevo Amanecer de El Salvador (ANADES) provides technical assistance in sustainable agriculture and production to develop leadership and management skills among young men and women and to increase income for them and their families. At the IAF, we support community-led solutions to expand economic opportunity in El Salvador. ANADES’ activities promote smallholder agriculture and food production to enhance food security and ensure meaningful opportunities for communities to thrive.
This grant is part of the IAF’s efforts to address the root causes of irregular migration in Central America.
|Project:||Location:||Years active:||IAF grant funding:||Counterpart commitment:||Direct beneficiaries:||Indirect beneficiaries:||Program areas:|
|An agroecological alternative for the environment and food security with a gender focus in the communities of San Julian and Cuisnahuat municipalities, Sonsonante Department||El Salvador||2017 – 2020||$300,977||$214,860||435 individuals||2,460 individuals||agriculture and food security|
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First Lady Michelle Obama will welcome young Hondurans to the White House tomorrow to accept an International Spotlight Award on behalf of IAF grantee Organization for Youth Empowerment (OYE). The award is a feature of the National Arts and Humanities Youth Program. Each year the White House recognizes 12 outstanding Read more ›
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