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A 180-degree view of the brand new amphitheatre and basketball court in Delmas 32, a neighborhood in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. It's part of PADF’s Urban Project for Participatory Development program (PRODEPUR), financed by the World Bank and the Caribbean Development Bank in partnership with Haiti’s Bureau of Monetization of Development Aid Programs (BMPAD).
La Fundación Panamericana para el Desarrollo (PADF, por sus siglas en inglés) la República de China (Taiwán) anuncian un nuevo proyecto de gestión de riesgo que beneficiará a miles de personas viviendo en comunidades vulnerables en laderas urbanas de Guatemala. Financiado por la República de China (Taiwán), el proyecto “Yo Me Preparo” beneficiará a 5.000 personas en la municipalidad de Mixco, Guatemala.
Thousands of residents of coastal Belize are better prepared for extreme weather and the effects of climate change after a yearlong program funded by Taiwan and implemented by PADF. Through the Community Preparedness and Resilience initiative, launched in July 2015, PADF assisted over 14,000 residents of Belize’s Stann Creek District in preparing for and responding to disasters.
PADF’s immediate response will target the hardest hit communities in southwest Haiti including Aquin, Saint Louis du Sud, Cavaillon, Cayes, Torbeck, Camp-Perrin, Maniche and Jérémie. To date, PADF has delivered emergency food kits and water purification tablets to families in Cavaillon, Chantal, Saint Jean, Saint Louis and Maniche.
In the days following the hurricane, thousands of people will need emergency relief supplies and access to clean water and sanitation in order to prevent the outbreak of bacterial diseases like cholera and water-borne illnesses. Logistics support, including transportation and the clearing of roadways, will also be an urgent priority. PADF plans to conduct a needs assessment as soon as conditions improve on the ground. This will inform both the emergency response for immediate priority needs and plans for medium- to long-term recovery.
Despite a population of just 1.3 million, the island nation of Trinidad and Tobago has more than 100 gangs. It also has the tenth highest murder rate in the world, according to the United Nations. PADF is partnering with the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) to prevent crime before it happens through community outreach. The Resistance and Prevention Program, or RAPP, is active in Trinidad, The Bahamas and Suriname. © The Pan American Development Foundation www.padf.org
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.
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.
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.
The Pan American Development Foundation (PADF) received a donation from Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. to support the rehabilitation of a community clinic in Crooked Island, Bahamas, that sustained severe damage in October 2015 due to Hurricane Joaquin.
PADF is joining forces with Mexican actress and singer Maite Perroni to combat child trafficking globally. More than 168 million children and youth between the ages of 5-17 years of age are affected by labor exploitation, and most do not complete secondary education.
PADF es una ONG que busca que los pequeños productores tengan mejores ingresos y mejoren su calidad de vida, por eso junto al Ministerio de Agricultura han iniciado algunos proyectos en el departamento del Cauca en las zonas más vulnerables para lograr el objetivo.
More than 14,000 residents of Stann Creek benefited from a one year Taiwan funded initiative on Community Preparedness and Resilience. The program was led by the Pan American Development Foundation in partnership with the Government of Taiwan and Belize.
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 | firstname.lastname@example.org)
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)
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.
PADF Belize staff and George Washington University students appear on "Open Your Eyes" morning show in Belize to discuss coastal erosion, mangrove reforestation and the community resilience project funded by Taiwan.
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.
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.
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.
Voice of America speaks with Nadia Cherrouk, Country Director for the Pan American Development Foundation (PADF) in Haiti about the development efforts that PADF is undertaking in partnership with the Haitian government, USAID, the World Bank, and other partners to strengthen local communities and provide new opportunities.
Skip the chocolates this Valentine's Day and think outside the box! Visit www.opportunityshop.org to buy a gift with a purpose! Proceeds support PADF's development programs in Latin America and the Caribbean.
News 5 Belize reports on the "Adopt an Elderly" program. Community police reach out to elderly woman with home repairs and supplies with help from the Pan American Development Foundation and the government of Taiwan.
Following the devastating January 12, 2010 Haitian earthquake, it seemed as if all of Port-au-Prince had been destroyed. The future seemed hopeless for many Haitians. But as we began digging through the rubble and assisting survivors, we were struck by people’s resilience and their dedication to rebuilding a stronger, more prosperous Haiti.
Kari Yu! wants to encourage the private sector to hire young people. In 2015, PADF launched “Open the Door,” a multimedia awareness campaign -- blanketing the airwaves and the internet. The campaign also serves as a call to action for the government, local industries and vocational institutes to work together to create jobs for young people in Suriname.