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The Ford Foundation works with visionary leaders and The year 2012 marks the 50th anniversary of
organizations worldwide to change social structures
and institutions so that all people have the opportunity
the Ford Foundation’s work in Latin America
to reach their full potential, contribute to society, have where we have offices in Mexico City, Rio
a voice in the decisions that affect them, and live and
work in dignity. de Janeiro and Santiago. Over the past half
This commitment to social justice is carried out century, we have supported social change
through programs that strengthen democratic values, makers in Mexico and Central America who are
reduce poverty and injustice, promote international
cooperation, and advance human knowledge, creativity working to promote social justice, build more
inclusive societies and create opportunities.
Today, we are working with visionary leaders in
civil society to empower people throughout the
region—especially those who are poor and
marginalized—to have a voice in shaping the
policies and institutions that affect their lives.
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MexIcO AND ceNTRAl AMeRIcA We envision a future in Mexico and Central America in
which migration is an option, rather than an economic
necessity, a future in which migrant workers are
respected and rewarded for their contributions to the
region’s economies. The work of building that future
has already begun.
INvesTINg IN THe WHAT FORD Is DOINg A PROUD HIsTORy THe FUTURe begINs TODAy
PeOPle OF MexIcO AND The Ford Foundation is supporting IN THe RegION We envision a future in which
ceNTRAl AMeRIcA a variety of organizations to meet Our work builds on a half century migration is an option, rather than an
the region’s most pressing social of innovation in Mexico and Central economic necessity, a future in which
Meaningful social change occurs when challenges. We partner with grantees migrants are respected and rewarded
people have the capacity and tools America. Since 1962, the foundation
that are addressing the root causes of has opened doors to higher education for their contributions to the region’s
to improve their own lives and com- migration by developing innovative economies, a future in which rural
munities. By investing in the people of for a new generation of leaders,
solutions to rural poverty and ensur- including people from indigenous communities are thriving alongside
Mexico and Central America, strength- ing that indigenous populations can urban centers.
ening organizations and providing local communities. We helped establish
control and benefit from the natural lasting institutions, such as FUNDAR, The hard work of creating a better
leaders with the support necessary to resources in their communities. future has already begun. The leaders
confront today’s challenges, the Ford which was founded in 1999 and uses
Others are working to create policies research to understand and address and organizations we support are us-
Foundation is inspiring social change. that prevent the abuse and exploita- ing a variety of approaches to address
Our grant making throughout the social challenges such as migration,
tion of migrants. We also support and GIRE (Grupo de Información en migration and social exclusion—from
region focuses on migration and social organizations that are studying research and policy analysis to advo-
exclusion—no other issues are more Reproducción Elegida), a leading
how migration exposes women to advocate for reproductive justice in cacy and litigation, and testing new
timely and important. Every year at HIV/AIDS—and developing appro- programs to building the capacity of
least one million people embark on mi- Mexico. The foundation’s work has
priate interventions that promote strengthened civil society in the region, existing ones.
gration journeys that take them across women’s reproductive rights to Grantees are working across bor-
national borders in Mexico and Central bolstering local organizations and
reverse those trends. giving people a say in decisions that ders throughout Mexico and Central
America; 400,000 crossings occur along An underlying goal in all of these America to nurture strong regional alli-
Mexico’s southern border alone. Most shape their lives, making governments
activities is to expand opportunities more accountable to the people they ances and are fostering collaborations
of these men, women and children are for individuals to have a voice in among governments, academic institu-
fleeing poverty and entrenched social serve. Over the years, economic
shaping the policies and institutions opportunity has also been a major tions and civil society organizations.
conditions that exclude them from that affect their lives. For this reason, Their efforts have led to unprecedented
full participation in society. According priority. We provided early and ongoing
we also fund exceptional arts facili- support for microfinance, community- partnerships between migrant rights
to the UN, income inequality is still ties throughout the region as a way to advocates in Mexico and the United
greater in Latin America than in any based rural development and financial
encourage the free expression of ideas services for low-income people. States, and have also improved liveli-
other part of the world. among groups whose voices have hoods in rural areas of Mexico through
been ignored or silenced. programs that create international
markets for local products.
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selecT sTRATegIes The foundation’s work in Mexico and Central
AND INvesTMeNTs UNItED StAtES
America—a small sampling of which is offered here—
IN THe RegION promotes social inclusion and addresses migration
and its many effects.
HUMAN RIgHTs sUsTAINAble FReeDOM OF sUsTAINAble HIv/AIDs cOMMUNITy ecONOMIc RePRODUcTIve
DevelOPMeNT exPRessION DevelOPMeNT RIgHTs OPPORTUNITy RIgHTs
MexIcO MexIcO AND gUATeMAlA MexIcO gUATeMAlA, HONDURAs el sAlvADOR ceNTRAl AMeRIcA
Women and children are gUATeMAlA Indigenous people make up Changes in agricultural NIcARAgUA , tourism developers, ranch- more than one-third of too often access to sexual
routinely abused and Rural communities that 40 percent of the Guate- and trade policies have left MexIcO ers and others threaten to households in rural areas and reproductive health
exploited in mexico’s depend on forestry for malan population yet often much of the rural populace more than a third of mi- displace the indigenous depend on remittances services and information
southern-border detention their livelihoods face lack a voice in shaping the unable to make a living, grant women are victims of Garifuna people from their from relatives working in depends on wealth and
centers. threats from developers public policies that affect which leads to migration. sexual abuse, putting them native lands. other countries. social connections.
We support efforts to and other powerful their lives. We support the campaign, at risk of contracting the We support efforts to We support efforts to We support innovative,
litigate these cases and commercial enterprises. We fund programs that “Sin maiz no hay Pais” hIV virus. persuade the honduran create jobs and to expand wide-reaching media
use them to raise public We provide funding to 11 use the arts as a vehicle to (Without Corn there is No We fund programs that government to formally rural economies so that programs that educate
awareness about the abuse communities in Southern empower mayan women to Country), which recognizes help women overcome recognize their rights to residents are not depen- and empower young
of migrants and to create Oaxaca and communities become vocal and effective agriculture as essential to a the stigma of hIV/AIDS the land and its resources dant on money from rela- people about their
new laws and policies. in the Petén Department agents for social change. strong mexican economy. and seek testing and and to strengthen the tives for their livelihoods. reproductive rights.
to help them sustainably treatment. community internally.
manage their forests.
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WORKINg ON THe FRONTlINes IN
HUMAN RIgHTs migration exposes migrants to
vulnerabilities including human
Protecting Immigrant and Migrant Rights
our grantees are working to promote more On the FrOntlines
effective and humane migration policies that end the many of our grantees use litigation and
exploitation and abuse of migrants, both during their other types of advocacy to promote and
protect the human rights of migrants.
journeys and wherever they settle. Projects include:
Border policies have failed to respond effectively to increased Pursuing representative cases of abuse
migration, creating dangerous conditions and often fatal outcomes and using legal action as a lever
for migrants. Along the U.S.-Mexico border for example, powerful for reform.
grantee: Strategic human Rights
organized syndicates have formed to smuggle human beings.
According to the Comisión Nacional de Derechos Humanos
(CNDH: Mexican National Human Rights Commission), nearly Promoting policy changes that would
10,000 migrants were kidnapped between February 2008 and increase authorized migration and
September 2009. The U.N. Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights protect migrant labor rights.
of Migrants reports that migrants held in detention centers along grantees: Latin American Faculty of
Mexico’s southern border are often victims of extortion, assault, Social Sciences (FLACSO), jointly with
and sexual abuse and are denied access to consular representatives. the Central American University (UCA)
Meanwhile, migrants who reach their destinations are vulnerable to
exploitation by unscrupulous employers. illuminating the vulnerabilities of
Policies in the United States and Mexico focus almost exclusively migrant women and recommending
on border security, fostering circumstances in which human rights reforms to protect them.
violations flourish. We support an array of organizations to address grantee: Project Counselling Service for
these rights violations and their root causes. Latin American Refugees (PCS)
Our grantees concentrate on shaping public policies that
recognize and reflect the value of migrants and their contributions strengthening relationships between
civil society leaders in mexico and
to the economy and also protect their fundamental human rights.
Central America and organized migrant
The success of these grantees is crucial. One of them is bringing to communities in the United States.
court—and to light—cases of abuse involving the most vulnerable
grantee: National Alliance of Latin
migrants along Mexico’s southern border: women and children. American and Caribbean Communities
Another grantee is working to enhance migrant labor rights, in part by (NALACC)
promoting an increase in authorized migration. Work by our grantees
throughout the region is resulting in more informed public discussion For a full list of grantees, go to
about migration and galvanizing a broad-based movement for new www.fordfoundation.org
policies that can secure borders and also protect migrants.
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DeMOcRATIc AND AccOUNTAble gOveRNMeNT
Promoting Transparent, Effective and
helping citizens interact with public institutions On the FrOntlines
and encouraging open debate so that governments Our grantees take a variety of
can be held accountable are essential components approaches to reveal and improve
government policies. Projects include:
of democracy. Building the capacity of civil society
Although Mexico has some of the most advanced right-to- know organizations and academic institutions
laws in Latin America, a culture of secrecy within government still to use budget review and other
persists. This, coupled with well-documented corruption, impedes strategies to analyze the costs and
outcomes of migration policies and
public scrutiny of government policies and their implementation,
recommend cost-effective alternatives.
as well as efforts by civil society to hold government accountable.
To address these issues, grantees use on-site monitoring, investigative grantee: FUNDAR Center for Research
measures, budget analysis and other approaches to reveal the costs and Analysis
and outcomes of current laws and to advocate for more humane and
Facilitating dialogue among advocates
effective public policies.
to build common understanding of
We invest in organizations that are working to inform citizens
the problems and a broad constituency
about how governments are responding to migration and attempting for reform.
to secure national borders. Much of these efforts focus on Mexico and
grantee: Institute for Study and
the United States, nations where many migration-related government Dissemination on migration (INEDIm)
documents are designated as classified. So far neither the federal
nor state governments in Mexico have been successful at punishing Using research methods to map
and preventing human rights violations against migrants—acts that mexico’s migration and security policies
include illegal detention and expulsion, denial of due process, sexual grantee: El Colegio de la Frontera
abuse and exploitative labor practices. Norte (COLEF)
One grantee, for example, is training migrant rights organizations
how to investigate and use U.S. and Mexican freedom of information training migrant rights organizations on
laws to uncover human rights violations. Another is interviewing how to use freedom of information laws
government officials and civil society experts, reviewing documents and investigative techniques.
and visiting detention centers in an effort both to map Mexico’s grantee: National Security Archive Fund
migration and security policies and recommend reforms. Projects
such as these have the potential to usher in a new era of transparency For a full list of grantees, go to
and accountability in this crucial realm of public policy. www.fordfoundation.org
good governance requires
transparent budget management
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Expanding Livelihood Opportunities
for Poor Households
innovative development strategies can invigorate On the FrOntlines
rural economies and begin to reduce persistent poverty. Our grantees are pursuing innovative
The region’s economic growth over the past 20 years has not lifted solutions to rural poverty. their efforts
rural communities out of poverty. In fact, changes in agricultural
and trade policies, shifts in patterns of consumption and a focus
Boosting crop production, supporting
on urban markets have left many rural residents unable to make a small businesses, and creating other
living. Poverty often compels people to leave the countryside, and economic opportunities in rural areas
this population drain only exacerbates problems locally. Indigenous of El Salvador.
and Afro-descendant groups have been particularly excluded from grantee: Foundation for National
economic opportunities. Development (FUNDE)
In El Salvador, for example, three decades of steady emigration
has diminished the population by 20 percent, and more than a third Mounting the campaign, “Sin maíz
of households in rural areas depend on remittances from relatives No hay País” (Without Corn there is
working in other countries. Conditions worsened in 2009 when No Country), which recognizes
flooding and mudslides severely damaged several rural areas of the agriculture as essential to a strong
country. The organizations we support use a range of development mexican economy.
strategies to enable individuals to lead full and productive lives in their grantee: National Association of
communities of origin instead of fleeing for survival. Campesino marketing Organizations
A grantee in El Salvador, for example, is supporting small
businesses and engaging local youth in job creation since they are the
helping small farmers in mexico
segment of the population most likely to leave the country in search of increase crop production and access
work elsewhere. U.S. and mexican markets; and
Two grantees in Mexico are helping indigenous women who are demonstrating more productive use of
artisans to export and market their textiles, furniture, jewelry and remittances in poor rural communities
other crafts to the United States. where migration is common.
These organizations have already increased the artists’ sales, and grantee: Binational Indigenous Integral
a new Web-based marketing strategy promises to build on those gains. Development (DBII)
Such efforts and others are focused on creating lasting opportunities
for the region’s poorest citizens. strengthening a network of indigenous
women who are artisans, and marketing
their crafts in the United States.
grantees: Centro del Obrero Fronterizo
(La mujer Obrera)
For a full list of grantees, go to
poverty often compels people to
leave the countryside, and this
population drain exacerbates
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Expanding Community Rights
Over Natural Resources
we are committed to helping people living On the FrOntlines
in rural communities use the land and natural Our grantees take a range of approaches
resources in ways that improve their livelihoods to help communities benefit from the
land and natural resources where they
and also protect the environment. live. Projects include:
In rural communities across the region, working-age adults,
training indigenous and Afro-
particularly men, are leaving to find better paying jobs elsewhere. descendant groups to pursue their legal
These departures cause worker shortfalls. Without a stronger labor rights to land and natural resources.
force, it is impossible for communities to sustain traditional grantee: Community Forestry
revenue-generating activities such as forestry, hillside agriculture Indigenous-Campesino Coordinating
and handicrafts. At the same time, outsiders are vying for the land Association (ACICAFOC)
and its resources.
The organizations we support are helping indigenous and Afro- securing the territorial rights of the
descendent leaders, in particular, retain control over their native lands Garifuna peoples in northern honduras.
and make the best use of its natural resources. In Mexico, for example, grantee: honduran Black Fraternity
a grantee is studying the effects of population loss due to migration in Organization (OFRANEh)
Oaxaca and Guerrero, where communities have traditionally managed
local forests and watersheds. The lessons learned are being used to shaping new approaches to community
adapt production mechanisms to reflect smaller local populations, forestry that increase local revenue and
reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
developing strategies to encourage young people to remain in their
home communities and to tap the skills, contacts and financial grantee: mexican Council for
Sustainable Forestry (CCmSS)
resources of those who have already left.
In northern Honduras, tourism developers, ranchers, drug
Challenging powerful mining and
traffickers and others threaten to displace the Garifuna peoples from petroleum companies that are vying to
their native lands or curtail the farming, fishing, and hunting on which control land and resources.
their livelihoods depend. One of our grantees is defending their rights grantee: International Union for
using approaches that range from negotiating with the Honduran Conservation of Nature and Natural
government to formally recognize the Garifunas’ land rights to Resources (IUCN)
strengthening the community radio stations that have proven to be a
powerful tool for informing and uniting people. studying and responding to the effects
In yet other areas of the region, the challenge is to craft more of population loss due to migration in
productive— and environmentally sound—land use strategies Oaxaca and Guerrero, mexico.
working in partnership with local communities. We support efforts, grantee: Autonomous Group for
for example, to evaluate and influence a new approach to community Environmental Research (GAIA)
forestry in Mexico that has the potential to generate more revenue for
local communities while also reducing greenhouse gas emissions. For a full list of grantees, go to
rapid out-migration poses www.fordfoundation.org
significant challenges to local
institutions, land tenure and
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FReeDOM OF exPRessION
Supporting Diverse Arts Spaces
we provide support to arts groups to build spaces On the FrOntlines
and networks that help create more diverse, tolerant Our grantees use the arts strategically
and vibrant societies. to empower indigenous people in the
region. Projects include:
More than 60 languages and countless dialects are spoken in
Mexico and Central America, a sign of the region’s ethnic and cultural Opening new arts spaces for mayan
diversity. Yet many of these cultures and their considerable assets women in Guatemala and building a
are languishing at the margins of society. In Guatemala, for example, network to connect indigenous women
indigenous people make up 40 percent of the population but live in throughout the region.
deplorable conditions of poverty, often without access to schools, grantee: Association of mayan Women’s
hospitals and other basic public services. Afro-descendant groups Group Kaq’la
throughout the region are ignored to the point of being invisible and
strengthening the organizational
lack strong organizations to advocate for their rights and interests.
capacity of mayan women in Chiapas,
Women are further disadvantaged. mexico, through plays, arts workshops
We support a range of efforts to eradicate poverty. Underlying and exhibitions.
all of these efforts is our belief that individuals without economic grantee: mexican Association for
advantage deserve a voice in decisions that affect their lives. We believe Women’s Rights in support of the
the arts are a powerful way of developing and expressing those voices. Strength of the mayan Women
For this reason, we fund the creation and growth of arts facilities (FOmmA)
and networks that connect artists and resources, with a focus on
indigenous and Afro-descendant groups. Using the arts to unite the mískito
Two grantees, for example, use theater, dance and other art people and elevate the role of the
forms to build self-esteem among Mayan women and strengthen community’s women.
their ability to be powerful agents for social change. Soon a network grantee: University of the Autonomous
will unite these and other organizations of indigenous women Regions of the Caribbean Coast of
throughout Guatemala, Mexico, Honduras and Nicaragua. The power Nicaragua (URACCAN)
of the arts is also evident among the Mískito people, an indigenous
Using documentary film to spark
group divided by borders in Honduras and Nicaragua. A grantee is
discussion of social issues among
leading community art activities to revive a once forgotten ritual; these indigenous women in Chiapas, mexico,
activities unite indigenous participants and thereby strengthen the and give voice to their views and ideas
whole cross-border community. through video production workshops.
grantee: Documental Ambulante
For a full list of grantees, go to
arts programs can empower
marginalized groups and expand
diverse cultural practices.
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Discrimination and Exclusion
our grantees promote public policies that assert On the FrOntlines
the rights of hIV-positive individuals and undo the Our grantees, many of which are
stigma and discrimination that stand in the way of organizations composed of people living
with hIV/AIDS, are working to slow the
effective interventions. spread of hIV/AIDS and advocating for
the rights of hIV-positive individuals.
The organizations we support are among the vanguard, responding
to the conditions and dynamics—in particular, migration—that are
influencing the spread of HIV/AIDS today. Migration is one of the engaging policymakers in the creation
main forces underlying the growing rates of HIV infection in rural of more progressive laws and programs
communities and the increasing number of women affected by the and consolidating the newly formed
pandemic. Migrant men who contract the virus while traveling or network of hIV-positive girls and
working in distant cities carry it back to their rural communities of adolescents.
origin, placing their wives and partners at great risk of infection. grantee: ICW Latina International
Additionally, women now constitute nearly half the migrant Community of Women Living with
population, increasing their risk of HIV infection—often as a result hIV/AIDS
of sexual abuse.
According to the United Nations Economic Commission for tapping the potential of a regional
Latin America and the Caribbean, 70 percent of migrant women network of grassroots women’s
experience violence and more than half are victims of sexual violence. organizations to reduce hIV
transmission among women who
These problems are exacerbated by the persistent stigma of HIV/AIDS
migrate and those who remain in
and widespread discrimination which discourage individuals from
their communities of origin.
seeking testing and treatment.
These emerging trends demand new solutions, such as the grantee: Formación y Capacitación
interventions we support on the Mexico-Guatemala border, the A.C. (FOCA)
border between Nicaragua and Costa Rica, and along a network of
Providing migrant women with access
Jesuit shelters en route to the United States. In these key locales, to medical care and tools for pregnancy
women learn how the HIV virus is transmitted and can access prevention and protection against hIV.
preventive healthcare. Organized by Mexico’s National Institute of
grantee: National Institute of Public
Public Health—a pioneer in developing healthcare interventions for
migrants—the project involves organizations of HIV-positive women,
including the Central American Network of People Living with HIV/ For a full list of grantees, go to
AIDS. It builds on the foundation’s legacy, a commitment to strengthen www.fordfoundation.org
the organizational and leadership capacity of HIV-positive women
throughout the region so they can take an active part in shaping the
public policies and interventions that concern them.
meaningful participation of
those infected, affected and
vulnerable to hiv/aids in
policymaking is essential.
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sexUAlITy AND RePRODUcTIve HeAlTH AND RIgHTs
Promoting Reproductive Rights and
the Right to Sexual Health
reproductive rights and the right to physical safety On the FrOntlines
are essential for women to assert control over their own Our grantees take a variety of
lives. Our grant making focuses on groups for whom approaches to expanding reproductive
and sexual rights. Projects include:
these basic rights remain out of reach: poor, migrant
Defending the reproductive rights of
and indigenous women. women in mexico through a national
The organizations we support are shifting views, laws and policies network of lawyers and sharing
in a region of the world where access to sexual and reproductive health successful strategies with advocates
services can depend on wealth and social connections, where illegal throughout the region.
abortions kill thousands of poor women annually and where violent grantee: Informational Group on
crimes against women occur with impunity. Reproductive Choice (GIRE)
One grantee played a pivotal role in expanding reproductive rights
Using the media to promote the sexual
in Mexico City. Now that organization is leading a network of lawyers
and reproductive health and rights of
to promote reproductive rights beyond the capital city, in states where young people in Central America.
these rights are most at risk. The organization also reaches beyond
grantee: Foundation Points of
Mexico to share successful advocacy strategies with civil society groups Encounter for Changes in Daily Life
in Central America. (PUNtOS)
We’re also building on previous efforts to reduce feminicide.
In this extreme form of gender-based violence, victims often are reducing feminicide—gender-based
raped and tortured before they are killed. An organization we support violent murders—through the creation
established the Mexican Citizen’s Observatory on Feminicide, which of a regional alliance that connects
registers murders and monitors the implementation of policies to advocates in mexico, Guatemala,
protect women. This grantee now leads a regional alliance joining Nicaragua, honduras and El Salvador.
advocates in Mexico, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Honduras and El Salvador grantee: Catholics for the Right to
to address the culture of violence that continues to claim women’s Decide (CDD)
lives and undermine their autonomy. As a result of these and other
efforts, Guatemala passed a law that identifies—and prohibits—this For a full list of grantees, go to
type of murder and other countries are expected to follow suit.
The stakes are rising: As growing numbers of women travel to distant
cities and cross national borders in search of work, they are more
vulnerable to sexual abuse, unwanted pregnancy and murder.
The many organizations we support are working to protect their rights
and their lives.
basic reproductive rights remain
out of reach for many women,
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