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Posted on: Friday, June 22, 2012
Our partners in Nicaragua are providing clean water to Indigenous coastal communities.
Posted on: Wednesday, June 6, 2012
Read the story of Catarina, a member of our partner organization in Guatemala.
Posted on: Tuesday, June 5, 2012
We recently sent a shipment of supplies to CADPI, our partner organization in Nicaragua - and we'd like to share our photos with you!
Posted on: Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Read a project update from MADRE's partner organization Wangki Tangni.
Posted on: Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Read an update from our partner organization in Peru, CHIRAPAQ.
Posted on: Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Check out our latest project update from the Rigoberta Menchu Foundation in Guatemala.
Posted on: Tuesday, September 13, 2011
MADRE is working with our sister organization Muixil to make sure that Indigenous Mayan women's voices are heard.
Posted on: Monday, August 1, 2011
Rose Cunningham speaks on Nicaragua's dangerous rainy season.
Posted on: Friday, July 15, 2011
Since 2007, MADRE has supported a women's chicken farming project in the rural highlands of Guatemala.
Posted on: Friday, August 6, 2010
This summer, MADRE is worked with the Carving Studio Sculpture Center in Vermont and our Peruvian partner, CHIRAPAQ, to facilitate the second half of the Sixth Stone Carving Workshop for adolescents from Indigenous communities in Ayacucho. In January of this...
Posted on: Wednesday, July 14, 2010
MADRE’s partner organization, the International Indigenous Women’s Forum (IIWF/FIMI) is in Brazil to participate in the Economic Commission for Latin America's (ECLAC) eleventh session of the Regional Conference on Women in Latin America and the Caribbean. The theme of the...
Posted on: Wednesday, June 16, 2010
Yesterday was the last day of a two-day series of "informal interactive hearings" of the UN General Assembly in anticipation of the September summit on the progress of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The MDGs were set in September 2000...
Posted on: Tuesday, June 8, 2010
On May 24th and 25th, representatives from Indigenous organizations and networks from across the Americas met in Managua, Nicaragua for the 2nd Latin American Indigenous Forum on Climate Change. The objective of this forum, which closely followed the People's World...
Posted on: Friday, May 21, 2010
Read this on myMADRE, the MADRE Blog »(In the coming days, we will be posting more information about how you can take action to support Afro-Peruvian anti-racist efforts targeting media. The blog entry below provides background information about the issue.)We...
Posted on: Thursday, April 22, 2010
MADRE is celebrating Earth Day by celebrating the many women who are combating the harmful effects of resource exploitation, industrial agriculture, and environmental destruction. MADRE and our partners join with women worldwide who are coming up with local and effective...
Posted on: Wednesday, March 3, 2010
Monica Aleman, coordinator of MADRE's partner organization, the International Indigenous Women's Forum (FIMI), spoke at the high-level round table on the first day of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) on March 1, 2010.Monica spoke of the...
Posted on: Friday, February 19, 2010
January marked the sixth year that Indigenous youths from Peru's Vilcashuaman Province and the Cajamarca Region traveled to Ayacucho in order to learn the techniques of stone sculpting at a workshop organized by MADRE and our partner CHIRAPAQ.In an area...
Posted on: Monday, January 25, 2010
A report from MADRE sister organization, the International Indigenous Women's Forum (IIWF/FIMI) on the recent Indigenous Women Parlamentarians Conference coordinated with support from MADRE in La Paz, Bolivia on January 19-20, 2010.The International Indigenous Women's Forum, partnered with the Bolivian...
Posted on: Wednesday, May 27, 2009
Last week, representatives from around the world traveled to New York for the eighth annual United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII). The goal of this year’s forum was to advance the implementation of the UN Declaration on the...
Posted on: Tuesday, February 10, 2009
MADRE works with our long-time sister organization Wangki Tangni on the North Atlantic Coast of Nicaragua, where three-quarters of the population suffers from malnutrition. Together we implement Harvesting Hope, a project that provides families with organic vegetable seeds, coordinates a...
Posted on: Sunday, October 12, 2008
MADRE has been working with Indigenous Samburu women in rural Kenya to make their communities self-sustaining. In collaboration with the Umoja Uaso Women's Group—an organization and community of Indigenous Samburu women formed in 1990 by 15 women who were rejected...
Posted on: Saturday, August 9, 2008
MADRE works in Chiapas, Mexico, to support Indigenous Chiapanecan women in building sustainable livelihoods, strengthening women’s cooperatives, and building skills to increase social and political participation. Our project, Building an Indigenous Women’s Movement, is implemented in collaboration with K’inal Antzetik...