CCN TV6 | Crime Prevention Programme Workshop

CCN TV6 | Crime Prevention Programme Workshop

The Pan American Development Foundation through its Resistance and Prevention Program has organised a five day workshop to train local facilitators on effective crime prevention strategies. Members of the Judiciary, which include Magistrates, Police Officers, Prisons Officers, Defence Force Personnel, School Supervisors, Youth Development Officers and Personnel from the Office of Law Enforcement Policy will be participating in the workshop.

World Humanitarian Day

World Humanitarian Day

On #‎WorldHumanitarianDay‬, we send a special thank you to our amazing staff working in the field. Each year hurricanes, earthquakes, floods and volcanic eruptions cause extensive damage in Latin America and the Caribbean. PADF works with communities, governments, and private sector partners to mitigate the impact of these events, respond to emergencies when they occur and carry out disaster rehabilitation and reconstruction programs to help communities recover.

Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples

Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples

On International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples, we recognize the importance and of Afro-descendants and indigenous people across the Americas. PADF understand the challenges these communities face and uses innovative approaches to strengthen the capacity of local organizations in order to fight discrimination, protect human rights, advocate and enhance participation in the democratic process.

Miami Herald | How one Woman is Bringing Hygiene to Haiti

Miami Herald | How one Woman is Bringing Hygiene to Haiti

Myrtha Vilbon, the owner of Glory Industries, shows off the first company to manufacture toilet paper in Haiti. She’ll be among four Haitian entrepreneurs attending the Global Entrepreneurial Summit at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, with President Barack Obama. (Jacqueline Charles | jcharles@miamiherald.com)

Guatevision | Yo Me Adapto

Guatevision | Yo Me Adapto

A medida que Guatemala se enfrenta a su peor sequía en décadas, la Fundación Panamericana para el Desarrollo (PADF, por sus siglas en inglés), el brazo de desarrollo de la Organización de los Estados Americanos (OEA), está ayudando a miles de agricultores en el Corredor Seco para hacer frente a la sequía recurrente y combatir la inseguridad alimentaria a través de un nuevo programa financiado por la Oficina de Asistencia para Desastres en el Extranjero de la Agencia de los Estados Unidos para el Desarrollo Internacional (USAID/OFDA)

Ricardo Montaner | ¡Unámonos por Ecuador!

Ricardo Montaner | ¡Unámonos por Ecuador!

The Pan American Development Foundation (PADF), the humanitarian arm of the Organization of American States (OAS), joins forces with Venezuelan singer Ricardo Montaner to provide humanitarian aid to Ecuador after a powerful 7.8 earthquake struck the country on April 16. Through an emotional message, Ricardo Montaner urges the public to make a contribution. 

Turning Police into Community Allies: Resistance and Prevention Program (RAPP)

Turning Police into Community Allies: Resistance and Prevention Program (RAPP)

The Pan American Development Foundation (PADF) is implementing a crime prevention program called the Resistance and Prevention Program (RAPP) in the Bahamas, Trinidad and Tobago and Suriname. The program uses a custom curriculum to train police officers, justice officials, social workers and educators to work together to address the root causes of crime in local communities.

 

Learning with Mock Courts: A Teacher's Perspective

Learning with Mock Courts: A Teacher's Perspective

Loukeisha Cartwright teaches history at , C.C. Sweeting High School in the Bahamas. As part of the Resistance and Prevention Program (RAPP) she successfully led her students through a mock court, where they portrayed real-life judicial scenarios to two their classmates. Based in the New Providence cities of Bain Town and Grants Town, C.C. Sweeting has a diverse population of about 800 students who mainly come from low-income families. 

Nuestra Vision Noticias: Trabajo Infantil no Resuelve la Pobreza

Nuestra Vision Noticias: Trabajo Infantil no Resuelve la Pobreza

De parte de la Fundación Panamericana para el Desarrollo (PADF) reciban mis saludos cordiales. Es un honor para mí estar con ustedes el día de hoy para celebrar esta importante colaboración entre la Secretaría del Trabajo y Previsión Social, PADF, la Fundación Telefónica y otros socios como la Organización Internacional para el Trabajo, la Oficina Económica y Cultural de Taipei en México y el Instituto Mexicano de la Juventud.