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Video: Preserving Culture in Post-Conflict Colombia
Video: Preserving Culture in Post-Conflict Colombia

By Inter-American Foundation on Comment

This is the third video in our series that follows our grantee partners working to build peace in Colombia. Guambia is one of 18 grassroots organizations in Colombia that we support to explore and to participate in building peace in their regions. They work to preserve the territory, social and political autonomy, and cultural identity of the indigenous Guambiano people, also known as the Misak.

Photo of the Week: Young Hondurans Dream
Photo of the Week: Young Hondurans Dream

By Inter-American Foundation on Comment

Our grantee partner Grupo Juvenil Dion (GJD) offers mobile workshops throughout Honduras to help students such as Kelyn Jojary, a beautician student, learn marketable skills, identify job opportunities and launch small businesses.

Scoring Goals For Youth and Community-Led Development in Brazil
Scoring Goals For Youth and Community-Led Development in Brazil

By Inter-American Foundation on Comment

April 6 is International Day of Sport for Development and Peace. Incorporating sports in community development is a great and cost-effective way to promote positive social change. For an example of how we support this idea, look no further than Brazil.

Photo of the Week: Pitching In For Communities
Photo of the Week: Pitching In For Communities

By Inter-American Foundation on Comment

In the 1990s, pitching great Juan Marichal contributed to grassroots development as a "good will ambassador" for our grantee partner alum Instituto Dominicano de Desarrollo Integral (IDDI). This human service organization helps residents carry out projects to improve non-formal education, housing, preventative health, sanitation and microenterprise development.

Video: COSURCA Sowing Peace
Video: COSURCA Sowing Peace

By Inter-American Foundation on Comment

This is the second video in our series that follows our grantee partners working to build peace in Colombia. Cosurca is one of 18 grassroots organizations in Colombia that we support to explore and to participate in building peace in their regions. They are a cooperative of coffee producers in the Cauca region.

Photo of the Week: World Water Day 2017
Photo of the Week: World Water Day 2017

By Inter-American Foundation on Comment

Our grantee partner alum Servicios Multiples de Techologias Apropriadas (SEMTA) works in three municipalities in the Pacajes department of the Bolivian altiplano region to improve farmers’ access to and conservation of water.

Be Bold for Change This International Women's Day!
Be Bold for Change This International Women's Day!

By Inter-American Foundation on Comment

We’re participating in the UN’s International Women’s Day #BeBoldForChange campaign. We at the IAF remain moved by the question: what if the world truly stepped up to take bold action for a more gender-inclusive society?

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