Realizing human rights and ending poverty in Honduras
Inspired by the Jewish commitment to justice, we support organizations working to overcome poverty and oppression. Our small, grassroots grantees are rooted in communities, where they empower local people to identify their most critical concerns and take action to address injustice. We also support groups that organize broader movements for social change, influencing governments and policymakers to respect and promote human rights.
Read on to learn more about how our grantees in Honduras are working to improve our world, or donate to help support their work.
Projects in Honduras
Jóvenes Trabajando por la Defensa de su Comunidad - Nibureintiña Nadagimei Luagu Hagaira (NANIGU)
Advancing the Civil and Political Rights of Garifuna Youth
Purpose: To build the leadership of Garifuna youth by supporting the organizational development of 30 small community-based youth groups, strengthening six regional coordinating bodies, and building the organization's project development and fundraising capacity.
Organización Fraternal Negra Hondureña (OFRANEH)
Building Garifuna Climate Change Adaptation Response and Defense of Land Rights
Purpose: To protect Garifuna communities' natural resource rights through advancing cases in support of Garifuna communal rights before the Inter-American Court for Human Rights, conducting community radio programs, and strengthening a climate change adaptation network.
Organización la Esperanza de las Mujeres Garífunas (OLAMUGAH)
Defending Garifuna Women's Rights
Purpose: To reduce discrimination based on gender and address violations of women's land rights by strengthening women-led community groups, conducting a diagnostic study of Garífuna women's priorities, and strengthening the organization's administrative and operational capacities.