PROJECTS IN WOMEN AND YOUTH

PROJECTS IN WOMEN AND YOUTH

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...

La Semilla del Progreso – HONDURAS

La Semilla del Progreso, an agricultural training center located outside Siguatepeque, Honduras, is directed by Laureano Jacobo. The Center provides intensive training for farmers from surrounding communities and afterwards continues to support them in the sometimes delicate transition from conventional practices to regenerative organic agriculture....

La Buena Tierra Preschool and Primary School – MEXICO

La Buena Tierra was started in 1999 as a preschool for children of very poor families who were entering first grade with no preparation. Next the mothers dreamed of a quality elementary school. The children had become excited about learning, but they became frustrated and...

FUNDAMARCOS: Nutrition and Health – GUATEMALA

FUNDAMARCOS fights persistent malnutrition by teaching poor indigenous families in rural Guatemala to produce abundant nutritious food. This is important because Guatemala has the fourth highest rate of chronic malnutrition in the world and the highest in Latin America and the Caribbean....

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...

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...

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...

COSECHA – HONDURAS

COSECHA teaches sustainable agriculture practices and water management for agriculture and the household. It works to improve the lives of families living in the difficult dry tropics. During the last 25 years COSECHA has trained about 3,000 men and women facilitators for work in one...

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...