Employment Generation


Building Social Values

Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras
The project generated opportunities for artisans, especially women, to create and market artisan products of higher quality and better design, with more efficient production methods.

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Closing Gaps Program

Barrancabermeja, Santander Department
This program, called Cerrando Brechas or Closing Gaps, seeks to improve the quality of life for 600 residents living in extreme poverty in the municipality of Barrancabermeja, Department of Santander.

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Enhancing Women's Access to Employment

Mercers Creek, Antigua
The International Youth Foundation’s Caribbean Youth Empowerment Program (CYEP) equips at-risk youth with the vocational and life skills needed to develop sustainable livelihoods.

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Ethnic Differentiated Focus (IRACA)

Colombia
IRACA offers technical and financial assistance to 10,000  Afro-colombian and Indigenous families to strengthen community participatory systems, recover food security through traditional agricultural practices, and to improve income.

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Families in the Homeland Program

Colombia
This project is assisting more than 11,400 displaced families who have been affected by the country’s decades old civil conflict, who are voluntarily returning to their homelands, or who have been relocated to rural areas.

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Government of the Netherlands Program

Macarena, Colombia
The objective is to contribute to the socioeconomic development of the Macarena region by working in strengthening local institutions in the areas of government, social development and support to property rights.

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Leveraging Effective Application of Direct Investment

Cap-Haitian, Port-au-Prince, St. Marc, Haiti
Provide technical assistance through local business service providers to support business plan development and enterprise management, so that target enterprises can attract capital, grow, create jobs, and generate income.

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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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Productive and Business Strengthening for Indigenous Communities

Colombia
This Program seeks to strengthen the productive and business aspects of indigenous communities located in 23 municipalities throughout the country by assisting them in promoting commercial activities and opening up new markets.

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Promoting Human Rights and Reducing Poverty for Women and Youth

Cité Soleil, Haiti
This project supports the Haitian government in its efforts to promote human rights and poverty reduction for low-income women and youth in vulnerable situations through improved employability and integration of young people by offering them increased vocational training.

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Support to Women Entrepreneurs

Valparaiso, Chile
Forty-seven women received targeted trainings on entrepreneurship and business management from PADF’s local partner, Acción Emprendedora.

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Supporting Women Entrepreneurs

Colon, Panama
Through this project MUCEC reached over 100 victims of domestic violence and offered them social support, a safe space, and classes in self-esteem, leadership, life plan development, assertive communication, sexuality, and nutrition.

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Technical Assistance Program

Colombia
This program assists people who have been displaced by Colombia’s decades old civil conflict ensuring adequate implementation of different government-led initiatives.

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Youth Engagement Services (YES) Program

Belize City, Belize
The Youth Engagement Services (YES) program, a new 14-month initiative, is targeting youth who have limited opportunities in order to support youth-initiated micro and small businesses that increase access to jobs and encourage entrepreneurship in Belize City.

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