Girls and Women
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.
Educating Vulnerable and At-Risk Youth
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.
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.
Integral Program Children and Adolescents with Opportunities
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.
Justice Assistance Mobile Unit
This nine-month long initiative will create transitional justice mechanisms and strengthen existing coordination among government institutions in order to better provide guidance, assistance, and support to victims of Colombia’s ongoing armed conflict.
Literacy and Education for the Island
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.
Mexico Without Child Labor
México Sin Trabajo Infantil is an innovative communication campaign aimed at eradicating child labor in Mexico by sensitizing the public about the issue, engaging them to find solutions to the problem, and encouraging them to take concrete actions through timely and effective actions.
Our Time is Now Program
Our Time is Now is an initiative launched by the Ministry of Justice and Rights that seeks to prevent all forms of violence against children and adolescents by working with a national network of “justice houses”
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.
Support to Women and Youth Affected by Armed Conflict
This initiative will create transitional justice mechanisms and strengthen existing coordination among government institutions in order to better provide assistance and psychosocial support and guidance to women and youth who have been victims of armed conflict.
Support to Women Entrepreneurs
Forty-seven women received targeted trainings on entrepreneurship and business management from PADF’s local partner, Acción Emprendedora.
Supporting Girls Leadership
As in previous years, PADF is proud to work with RCL to support the “Annual Girls Leadership Conference,” a training and networking event which exclusively targets Bahamian girls throughout New Providence and the Outer (Family) Islands
Supporting Women Entrepreneurs
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.