The standard of living among women and young people in Callatiac, Cusco, is poor due to barriers to participation, environmental challenges and food scarcity. Cáritas Arquidiocesana del Cusco (Cáritas Cusco) promotes social and economic inclusion and works to increase food supply and family incomes through improved production and sale of vegetables and guinea pigs. At the IAF, we support community-led solutions to expand economic opportunity in Peru. Cáritas Cusco’s activities promote smallholder agriculture and food production to enhance food security and ensure meaningful opportunities for communities to thrive.
|Project:||Location:||Years active:||IAF grant funding:||Counterpart commitment:||Direct beneficiaries:||Indirect beneficiaries:||Program areas:|
|Strengthening women’s competitive capacities in agricultural production in the community of Callatia||Peru||2017 – 2020||$276,000||$250,960||200 individuals||870 individuals||agriculture and food security
leadership and education
job skills and enterprise development
natural resource management
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