Projects in Human Rights

PROJECTS IN HUMAN RIGHTS

 

Friends of Nepal Pariwar – NEPAL

The mission of Friends of Nepal Pariwar Foundation is to improve the health and well-being of women and their families in rural Nepal by supporting a network of registered nonprofit community organizations in Nepal and strengthening their capacity to sustain and expand health and development...

Mujeres en Acción – GUATEMALA

Mujeres en Acción is a micro-finance organization of Maya women. It began in 1984 when Felipa Xico was concerned for widows left without a means of support due to civil war. She went on to found Mujeres en Acción that has become a strong micro-credit...

Fundación Sergio Méndez Arceo – MEXICO

This Mexican foundation annually presents the Human Rights Awards for the individual and the group most on the forefront of working for human rights in Mexico. By receiving this award, the person or organization is given publicity and support for the work in which they...

Casa de los Amigos – MEXICO

La Casa de los Amigos in Mexico City is a Quaker Center for peace and international understanding. It is a unique and harmonious combination of a nonprofit organization, a popular guesthouse, and a meeting space for social movements doing critical peace work in Mexico and...

La Casa Para La Cultura Maya – GUATEMALA

The Casa Para La Cultura Maya is a cultural center and educational resource: to preserve, esteem and promote all expression of Maya culture including Maya dress, music, dance, art, weaving, agriculture, cuisine, and community, spiritual, and family values; to reach out to the non-indigenous (ladino)...

San Mateo Historical Preservation – GUATEMALA

The inauguration event for the exhibition of historical films and photos of life in San Mateo Milpas Altas, Guatemala, took place October 30, 2015. Two movies and forty restored photographs from 1960‘s were displayed the community room. These will be the basis for creating a...

APRODEHNI – EL SALVADOR

In 2011 EPIC sponsored a visit to Honduras by Salvadoran farmers to see the work of COSECHA, another EPIC partner organization. This began a very valuable farmers-to-farmer teaching experience between people living in similar dry areas and dealing with similar problems. ...

Creciendo Juntos – COLOMBIA

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]In a violent and poor neighborhood on the outskirts of Bogota, the local Berna Mennonite Church is working with the children and young people who were displaced by Colombia’s civil war. The project Creciendo Juntos (Growing Together) has two areas...