Gemelos de Honduras, works to strengthen, incorporate, and expand Garifuna microenterprises in the municipalities of La Ceiba and Jutiapa through technical assistance, market development, and small loans to help the Garifuna people create viable enterprises that improve their livelihoods within their communities.
Asociación para el Manejo Integrado de las Cuencas de La Paz y Comayagua (ASOMAINCUPACO), trains community-based organizations to manage and protect the watersheds of El Jilguero Reserve in coordination with local authorities and civil society groups to promote alternatives to irregular migration by encouraging greater participation in local decision-making and environmental management that can sustain livelihoods.
The Central de Cajas Rurales de Intibucá (CECRI) provides loans to its members and training to collectively market and sell their agricultural produce, thereby reducing economic pressure to migrate. At the IAF, we support community-led solutions to expand economic opportunity in Honduras.
To increase water access and quality for rural families in Honduras, the Asociación Hondureña de Juntas Administradoras de Sistemas de Agua (AHJASA) will train and certify 100 water technicians to provide technical assistance to approximately 300 community-based water system organizations.
Organismo Cristiano de Desarrollo Integral de Honduras (OCDIH) works with youth, indigenous and womens’ organizations to promote shared learning, planning and investment with key public and private decision-makers to promote economic development and build a culture of peace at the local level.