Education


Designing Critical Interventions to Decrease Violence

Jamaica
The Program builds literacy and numeracy through the innovative “chalk and talk” educational model; emphasizes teaching life skills and positive self-expression; offers consistent access to nutritional support; etc.

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Educating through Technology

Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago, St. Lucia
These educational means utilize online tools to improve the quality of both in-person and distance education through an online course delivered under the academic and technical supervision of tutors.

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Educating Vulnerable and At-Risk Youth

Montevideo, Uruguay
Uruguay’s Center for the Promotion of Human Dignity makes it possible for 50 teenage boys and girls from different communities to enroll in weekly leadership, academic and vocational workshops.

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Ending Poverty and Social Exclusion 

Ventanilla, Callao, Peru
A Peruvian development foundation began implementing a network of chemistry and biological equipped laboratories for educational institutions.

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Integral Program Children and Adolescents with Opportunities

Colombia
This initiative is geared toward at-risk children and youth aged 8 through 16 years, their families, local communities, and institutions that value the protection of children in Colombia.

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Keeping Kids in School

Guatemala
By encouraging youth from at-risk communities to stay in school, the program sought to prevent them from engaging in high-risk behaviors and from entering the workforce early and later becoming victims of human trafficking.

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Literacy and Education for the Island

Roatán, Honduras
PADF specifically supported PIER’s free library and Teachers Resource Center, which provide mobile access to reading and writing resources for the population of the island.

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Open Book project

Buenos Aires, Argentina
EMC and PADF partnered to support the Open Book Project implemented between 2010 and 2012 in two schools by Fundación Leer, an organization based in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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PRODEPUR

Haiti
Actively works to build the capacity of community organizations, encouraging them to define their own local priorities and assisting them in implementing critical interventions in the areas of health, education, micro-enterprise, and infrastructure.

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Providing Safe Spaces for Youth to Grow

Bogota, Colombia
Using this funding Fundación Ambos has been able to provide numerous afterschool safe space activities for at-risk children and adolescents.

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Rapid Response Program

Colombia
This strategy aims to reintroduce or increase governmental oversight in local governments as a way to better integrate areas that have been affected by Colombia’s decades old civil conflict.

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Reducing Youth Attrition

Chiapas, Mexico
By encouraging youth from at-risk communities to stay in school, the program sought to prevent them from engaging in high-risk behaviors, such as drug use and violence, and from entering the workforce early and later becoming victims of human trafficking.

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Tu Voz: Combating Human Trafficking

El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras 
Expands the Tu Voz Contra la Trata (Your Voice Against Human Trafficking) campaign in Central America, an initiative that aims to prevent human trafficking and labor exploitation among young people in the region.

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Strengthening Literacy 

Ushuaia, Argentina
The RCL funding has helped support a children’s center that served 150 children. The grant increased the number of books in the center’s library, which has expanded the types of reading activities available to the children, many of whom are socially at-risk.

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Supporting Primary School Education

Samaná, Dominican Republic
Funding from Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. supported academic programs in math, science, reading, as well as teacher training workshops, and also provided furniture and equipment to schools.

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Grassroots Community Development

St. Kitts and Nevis
his project offered literacy and reading programs to primary, middle, and high school students, as well as to adults. The students were taught that good leadership involved serving the group and the people within it.

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