Young people in El Salvador often face pressure to leave their communities to seek better economic opportunities or to flee violence. Red Tuyulu de Batucadas (Tuyulu) provides training to young people to develop alternatives for greater social inclusion, gender equality and a culture of peace. At the IAF, we support community-led solutions to enhance peace and security in El Salvador. Tuyulu’s activities help vulnerable groups propel their own development, defend their rights, promote economic and social inclusion, and advocate for government accountability and transparency. 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:|
|Transformation and social cohesion through Brazilian percussion as a tool for social impact||El Salvador||2018 – 2020||$105,700||$75,750||250 individuals||200 individuals||leadership and education|
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