Salvadoran migrants have limited access to economic opportunities, encounter discrimination, and receive limited support as they attempt to reintegrate into society. Alianza de Salvadoreños Retornados (ALSARE) facilitates the economic and social reintegration of returned migrants and raises awareness about issues they face. At the IAF, we support community-led solutions to expand economic opportunity and strengthen governance in El Salvador. ALSARE’s activities encourage small business growth and strengthen excluded communities so they can improve their living conditions and participate equally in a nation’s political, economic and social life. This grant is part of our broader initiative to support economic prosperity, democracy and governance consistent with the U.S. Strategy for Engagement in Central America.
|Project:||Location:||Years active:||IAF grant funding:||Counterpart commitment:||Direct beneficiaries:||Indirect beneficiaries:||Program areas:|
|Growing as an organization; psychosocial and small business support for returned migrants and their families||El Salvador||2018 – 2019||$50,000||$35,750||150 individuals||550 individuals||leadership and education|
job skills and enterprise development
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