Low-income neighborhoods in Paysandú face environmental challenges such as flooding and sewage overflow. Movimiento 24 de diciembre (M24D) enables residents to develop strategic planning and management skills, participate in community improvement projects and enhance their access to decent housing and a healthy environment. At the IAF, we support community-led solutions to strengthen governance in Uruguay. M24D’s activities further actions and institutions that make more resources available to communities seeking to address their own development needs.
|Project:||Location:||Years active:||IAF grant funding:||Counterpart commitment:||Direct beneficiaries:||Indirect beneficiaries:||Program areas:|
|Collective action||Uruguay||2017 – 2018||$46,000||$40,680||280 individuals||6,000 individuals||civic engagement
Talk about community-led development!
In celebration of International Women’s Day the Mexican Embassy on March 7 invited an Inter-American Foundation (IAF) grantee partner to talk about leadership and women making a difference in Guatemala. Alicia Lopez, an indigenous Awakateka and executive director of Asociación Política de Mujeres Mayas Moloj (MOLOJ), spoke of how youth Read more ›