Women in the Gran Chaco Americano face barriers to participation in their communities. Fundación ProYungas (ProYungas) provides technical assistance to a network of women’s organizations to develop skills in communication, advocacy and violence prevention and to build strategic relationships with the private and public sectors to promote gender equality. At the IAF, we support community-led solutions to strengthen governance in Latin America and the Caribbean. ProYungas’ activities strengthen grassroots organizations through education and training and build peer-to-peer learning and action networks.
|Project:||Location:||Years active:||IAF grant funding:||Counterpart commitment:||Direct beneficiaries:||Indirect beneficiaries:||Program areas:|
|Strengthening women’s organizations in the Gran Chaco Americano to defend their rights||Argentina||2016 – 2019||$342,150||$533,350||1,500 individuals||25,000 individuals||civic engagement
leadership and education
Talk about community-led development!
The Inter-American Foundation has awarded Grassroots Development Fellowships to 15 Ph.D. candidates from universities in the United States who will conduct dissertation research in Latin America during 2017 to 2018. The Fellows were selected on the strength of their academic record, their proposals and their potential contribution to grassroots development. Read more ›