Women and young people in the Santa Bárbara department are especially affected by lack of economic opportunity, growing violence and insecurity and migration. 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. At the IAF, we support community-led solutions to enhance peace and security in Honduras. OCDIH’s activities encourage civic participation to allow marginalized groups to defend their rights and propel their own development 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:|
|Promoting opportunities for families made vulnerable by forced migration in three municipalities of Santa Barbara, Honduras||Honduras||2017 – 2020||$286,100||$118,224||250 individuals||5,350 individuals||civic engagement
leadership and education
job skills and enterprise development
alternatives to migration
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