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 respects local cultures and gives voice to the marginalized.
From Mexico to Argentina, we're teaming up with talented and 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.
Join us as we strengthen communities and respond to emergencies.
Rebuilding after the Storm
Hurricane Matthew devastated Haiti in October 2016. For years, we worked with remote communities to rebuild houses and schools that were damaged or destroyed.
One Year Later, Haiti Continues to Heal
Scroll through the photos to learn about our Haiti recovery response In 2021, a 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck Haiti, killing over 2,000 people. The quake added to the existing instability in a country that had already been reeling from political violence and pandemic-exacerbated hunger and poverty. When a disaster of this magnitude affects a region, it not only harms the structure …
Water and Opportunity Spring Up For Local Farmers in Paraguay
Over the past year, Paraguay has faced record-breaking heat waves and severe droughts. This has been especially devastating for local farmers who produce crops such as yuca, watermelons and pumpkins. Inaccessibility of water has affected farmers’ ability to produce crops and has forced them to walk far distances daily to reach clean water. Niño Gómez and his neighbor Odilda Gómez …
Creating New Opportunities with Aloe Vera
What comes to mind when you think about aloe vera? Perhaps you think of that one painful sunburn you got recently, or maybe you think back to summers you spent outside as a child. For our program participants in Haiti, this slimy green plant represents relief during difficult times and hope for a better and more stable future. Through our …