Many young Mexicans in Oaxaca face limited education and employment opportunities, and migration is common. Iniciativas para el Desarrollo de una Economía Alternativa y Solidaria, A.C. (Ideas Comunitarias) is reaches young leaders in communities of the Mixteca region of Oaxaca with a curriculum that trains them to undertake organizational development and projects that generate income. At the IAF, we support community-led solutions to expand economic opportunity in Mexico. Ideas Comunitarias’s activities support local entrepreneurship to ensure meaningful opportunities for communities to thrive.
|Project:||Location:||Years active:||IAF grant funding:||Counterpart commitment:||Direct beneficiaries:||Indirect beneficiaries:||Program areas:|
|School for the Common Good: Productive Actions for Sustainable Livelihoods||Mexico||2011 – 2019||$345,047||$314,014||260 individuals||960 individuals||leadership and education
job skills and enterprise development
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