Paraguayans with disabilities are often the most excluded members of society and do not have equal access to economic and civic opportunities. Fundación Saraki (Saraki) partners with organizations to develop leadership and promotional skills to uphold laws that further the rights of people with disabilities, like equal opportunity in employment. At the IAF, we support community-led solutions to strengthen governance in Paraguay. Saraki’s activities strengthen excluded communities so they can participate equally in political, economic and social life.
|Project:||Location:||Years active:||IAF grant funding:||Counterpart commitment:||Direct beneficiaries:||Indirect beneficiaries:||Program areas:|
|Disability rights||Paraguay||2013 – 2016||$359,070||$732,920||1,960 individuals||900,000 individuals||civic engagement
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The Inter-American Foundation joins hundreds of Honduras in mourning the death of Céleo Álvarez Casildo, Director of the Ethnic Community Development Organization (ODECO) and Executive Secretary of the World Summit of African Descendant Platform who died on April 11, 2016. A strong champion of Afro-descendents rights, Mr. Casildo leaves a Read more ›