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Building Solidarity Across Borders
Building Solidarity Across Borders

By Inter-American Foundation on Comment

Indigenous peoples have the ability and power to formulate their own rules and standards to respond to proposed projects and give or withhold consent.

Building Blocks for Peace
Building Blocks for Peace

By Inter-American Foundation on Comment

When our grantee partners in Colombia told us they wanted the opportunity to engage strategically with the peace process — to participate in local and national conversations about the country’s future — we listened. Many of these people had been working towards peace in their communities for years. In early 2016, the timing seemed right to try something new.

Video: Women Claiming Their Rights For Peace in Colombia
Video: Women Claiming Their Rights For Peace in Colombia

By Inter-American Foundation on Comment

This is the sixth video in our series that follows our grantee partners working to build peace in Colombia. In this video, our grantee partner Fundación Hijos de la Sierra Flor works with indigenous and Afro-Colombian women’s groups to create spaces for dialogue, exchanges and recreation.

Empowering Women Through Technology Skills
Empowering Women Through Technology Skills

By Inter-American Foundation on Comment

Across Latin America, women leaders and their allies are combating violence against women. They are improving women’s and girls’ access to education and healthcare and political and economic inclusion. At WAKE, we believe deeply that an influx of tech training, tools and resources will expand the reach, depth of influence and potential for impact for the women’s rights movement.

Lighting the Way in Rural Honduras
Lighting the Way in Rural Honduras

By Inter-American Foundation on Comment

In some rural parts of Latin America, not having electricity is a way of life. It limits basic activities such as doing homework at night, charging a cell phone or keeping food fresh. We recently connected two of our grantee partners at a conference, and they started a life-changing project to bring light to a rural community in Honduras.

Spreading Passion for Organics
Spreading Passion for Organics

By Inter-American Foundation on Comment

Small farmers must be encouraged to adopt agricultural measures that do not poison the soil, families and, naturally, consumers.

Challenges in Technology for Development
Challenges in Technology for Development

By Inter-American Foundation on Comment

Technology impacts development projects. Yet, initiatives with information and communication technology (ICT) components often fail to meet program objectives.

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