PADF and the American Chamber of Commerce of Nicaragua signed a memorandum of understanding to broadly promote social and economic inclusion and to provide humanitarian assistance in the event of a disaster in Nicaragua.
PADF is working with the American Red Cross, Heifer International and the Florida Association for Volunteer Action in the Caribbean and the America to increase food security in the communities of Citerne Rémy and Mahotière in Northwest Haiti.
Learn about the ways PADF works with youth in the Latin America and the Caribbean to provide the tools for them to succeed. Uur initiatives focus on several areas, including employment generation, leadership training, entrepreneurship and employment opportunities.
"I want to move forward," says PADF Belize grantee Roy Geban." I don't wanna stay down." Roy received business training and support through our Youth Engagement Services Program. With support from U.S. Embassy Belize, he also got seed funding to open his own business, a car wash in Belize City.
Jeime dreamed of opening her own business, After completing PADF’s 15-month Youth Engagement Services program, her dream is a reality. Funded by the U.S. Embassy in Belize, the program provided her with seed funding and training in business management.
Audio slideshow: PADF talks to a Brazilian farmer about how the ConBio program has helped him preserve native species on his land in Curituba, Brazil. PADF's ConBio team surveyed Conrado Muller's property, looking for native species, invasive species, water sources, and animals in order to assess threats to the preservation of the area.
Dwayne Murillo is a young man with big dreams. For two years, he's been running an informal juice stand out of the home on Nargusta Street in Belize City where he lives with his mom and uncle. Last year, Dwayne enrolled in PADF's Youth Engagement Services program, funded by the U.S.
The Pan American Development Foundation (PADF) announced a new climate change adaptation program funded by the Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan). The Coastal Community Resiliency initiative is a multi-phased, community-based project to help prepare and protect vulnerable populations in southern Belize from extreme weather and the effects of climate change.
In late 2014, the Pan American Development Foundation (PADF) sent a donation of Manna Pack meals to Guatemala in partnership with the Juan Bautista Gutierrez Foundation and Feed My Starving Children. These meals contain fortified rice with soy protein, vitamins and minerals. More than 1,200 boxes were donated, allowing the preparation of 272,160 fortified meals to help combat malnutrition.
The Royal Bahamas Police Force teams up with the Pan American Development Foundation to reduce violent crime and bolster crime prevention efforts region wide. Clip from ZNSNetwork segment July 14, 2014.
Alliance building is increasingly more important as many development issues require governments, civil society and the private sector to work together to reach specific goals.