We join many thousands of people around the world today in mourning the death of Berta Cáceres
03/04/2016 9:18 PM
A gold rush sparked by record-setting prices has given rise to an army of small-scale miners who are the main source of mercury pollution in Peru.
03/02/2016 6:51 AM
Remembering Father Jon Cortina, who founded Pro Busqueda to reunite families torn by El Salvador's civil war.
Summer Harlow, a Fellow in the 2012-2013 cycle, received the prestigious Nafziger-White-Salwen Dissertation Award.
12/04/2015 8:43 AM
Michelle Obama will welcome young Hondurans to the White House to accept an award on behalf of IAF grantee Organization for Youth Empowerment.
A Salvadoran fishing cooperative struggles after gang members take to boarding them on the open water and stealing their boats, motors and gear.
11/06/2015 12:51 PM
IAF grantee Asociación Seres (SERES) is among the three laureates that will receive the UNESCO-Japan Prize at a ceremony in Paris on Nov. 5.
Asociación Civil por la Igualdad y la Justicia (ACIJ), a legal services organization serving the poor, partnered with residents to demand that low income communities be placed on official city maps.
Centro de Educação Popular e Formação Social (CEPFS), took a top honor from the Brazil-Germany Chamber of Commerce for its project titled Convivência con o semiarido, or coping with semiaridness.
10/07/2015 6:00 PM
The Montreal International Black Film Festival is honoring directors Paul Haggis, of Canada, and David Belle, of France, for their contributions to education and social justice in Haiti.
Some 300 photos by students of Fundacion Ph15 para las Artes, a nonprofit that uses art to further social inclusion, are currently on display at the Palais de Glace, a prestigious fine arts exhibition gallery in Buenos Aires.
Given the opportunity, young people can contribute significantly to their communities, addressing the problems that they share with their peers as well as those they share with other cohorts.
Of the estimated 300 million indigenous individuals in the world today, some 45 million, representing more than 400 ethnicities, live in Latin America.
On surveys conducted by the Center for Effective Philanthropy the IAF got the best rating ever seen for helpfulness on a reporting process.
On World Day against Trafficking in Persons, we take a look at a Dominican organization making a difference to prevent the exploitation of minors by partnering with the private sector.
This week the American with Disabilities Act marked its first quarter-century. The landmark statute enacted in 1990 prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities.
Participatory Guarantee Systems (PGSs) for organic products are an alternative to certifications generally issued by organizations such as ECOCERT, OCIA International and others.
A group of young Hondurans representing our grantee OYE won first prize for their video sharing a vision for a country free of impunity and violence.
Access to Veyon requires an important decision: either to park near the town Petite Rivière and hike some 20 km or, if the vehicle’s off-roading capabilities merit complete confidence, to shorten the hike to an hour by driving on a dangerously steep incline.