Latin America and the Caribbean
Everyone should have a safe home and be able to earn a living, put food on the table and care for their children. And we should be able to make this happen in a way that lifts up local cultures and gives voice to the marginalized.
From Mexico to Argentina, we're teaming up with compassionate partners to make this happen. We focus on reaching people who society often excludes, such as families in remote areas. Or children with incarcerated parents. Or people who have left their homes in search of safety or prosperity.
Whether it's through growing gardens, rebuilding neighborhoods following a hurricane, or advocating for vulnerable communities, we are ensuring everyone has the right to a dignified life in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Join us as we partner with these communities and open new doors.
CWS Partner, ABBA House, Signs Agreement for the Rights of Migrants with Disabilities
On December 14th, CWS celebrated with local partner, ABBA House A.C., the signing of a multi-party agreement to guarantee the rights of migrants with disabilities. During their journey through Mexico, many migrants ride the train network, known as “la bestia”, (the Beast). Each year hundreds of migrants are injured or killed in accidents on the train and dozens are maimed …
“Abrazos”: a Series That Narrates the Experiences of Children with Incarcerated Relatives
Watch the full Abrazos series here. Following the launch of the animated series Abrazos, one of the young participants commented, “the series displays what we went through without belittling us. It expresses what many of us feel but cannot express.” Program participants Manuel, Estefanny, Felicia, and Cris shared their view of the videos, which tell the stories of children and …
Moving Forward as a Community
Working as a team can be a fun way to get a job done efficiently and effectively. Teamwork is at the heart of our agriculture and livelihoods programs in the Dominican Republic. These programs mainly serve women, youth and older populations and give them the tools to move forward while bringing their community with them. We recently met Angela Ramirez, …