The Trust for the Americas

To become the pre-eminent capacity building organization for civil society in the Western Hemisphere, both for individuals and institutions, by leveraging our distinctive network of local institutions, relationship with to private sector, our partnership with the Organization of American Sstates, and the ability to transfer know-how across countries
Training for Youth with Disabilities in Brazil
 
$6,816
$12,161
Raised
Remaining
This project will provide curriculum development, educational materials, internet access, training for trainers, and specialized institutional strengthening for the local partner's center. The above activities will support training in job-readiness and information technology for 100 young people with disabilities. project reportread updates from the field
Empower Mexican Youth through Technology on Wheels
 
$218
$21,444
Raised
Remaining
This program will train 200 at-risk young people between the ages of 12 and 29 in computer science, internet use and innovation in order to promote skills development and job placement, while distancing them from unproductive activities. This innovative program provides services through a mobile classroom that visits the most vulnerable and dangerous neighborhoods in Hermosillo, Mexico. For this reason, a extended number of youth benefit from this innovative project. project reportread updates from the field
Building a Culture of Inclusion in El Salvador
 
$150
$15,580
Raised
Remaining
Improve the standards of living youth residing in high rates of socio-economic vulnerability of the municipality of San Jose Villanueva, Department of La Libertad, strengthening capacities and quality of work in economic initiatives involving young people in the municipality. project reportread updates from the field
Hydroponics for Nicaraguan young entrepreneurs
 
$80
$12,303
Raised
Remaining
Youth in the rural community of Palo de Lapa, in Leon Nicaragua will benefit economically and nutritionally through training and the provision of materials to learn a form of horticulture called hydroponics. Hydroponics is an innovative form of gardening making use of small spaces and water-base plant cultivation. A group of 25 students will benefit through improved nutrition and the ability to grow and sell plant products in local markets. project reportread updates from the field
Youth Empowerment in Colombia through Technology
 
$15
$20,393
Raised
Remaining
This program will train 25 at-risk young people between the ages of 13 and 18 in science, technology, and innovation in order to promote holistic personal, mental, and emotional development, while distancing them from unproductive and dangerous activities. The program focuses on leadership training, improving creativity and teamwork, while incentivising each participant's contribution to his or her community through small grants and diverse classroom modules to develop entrepreneurial ventures. project reportread updates from the field
Provide Hydroponic growing kits for youth!
 
$258
$0
Raised
Remaining
This micro-loans will allow Youth in the rural community of Palo de Lapa, in Leon Nicaragua to benefit economically and nutritionally through training and the provision of 5 Hydroponic growing kits to learn a form of horticulture called hydroponics.Hydroponics is an innovative form of gardening making use of small spaces and water-base plant cultivation. A group of 25 students will benefit through improved nutrition and the ability to grow and sell plant products in local markets. project reportread updates from the field
Help Gustavo and Guilherme to have a better future
 
$250
$0
Raised
Remaining
The brothers, Gustavo and Guilherme participated in the POETA project in Santo Andre - Brazil. They are recognized for their perseverance despite being born Duchene muscular dystrophy and having lost their mother just over a year ago. They continue studying and trying achieve their dream of pursuing a career in technology. In the last quarter they started the activities in the POETA Center with the best grades in the class. project reportread updates from the field
Enhance Youth entrepreneurs with Disabilities
 
$0
$19,812
Raised
Remaining
This project will provide micro-entrepreneurship training and small grants to 30 youth entrepenurs with disabilities in Chiclayo and Lima, Peru. The training will empower them as leaders and improve their current businesses as agents of change and will promote a virtuous circle of community-driven development. project reportread updates from the field
Training for Youth at-risk in Panama
 
$0
$19,215
Raised
Remaining
The project will help participants develop the necessary skills to make healthy decisions that will open doors to more promising social and economic opportunities. The program will reach 30 youth in vulnerable communities, focusing in leadership training and improving social awareness and teamwork, with the objective of generating stable and effective job opportunities. project reportread updates from the field
Training for Youth at-risk in Mexico
 
$0
$19,573
Raised
Remaining
This project will provide curriculum development, educational materials, internet access, training for trainers, and specialized institutional strengthening for the local partner's center. The above activities will support training in job-readiness and information technology for 100 young people in Veracruz and Jalisco, Mexico. project reportread updates from the field

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