The Central America and Mexico Youth Fund (CAMY Fund), a program of Seattle International Foundation, will launch a Latin America and Caribbean-wide initiative focusing on child marriage and early unions (CM/EUs) with a sub-regional emphasis on Mexico and Central America. The initiative will receive initial funding support from the Ford Foundation, NoVo Foundation, and The Summit Foundation. For more information click here
The CAMY Fund is hiring a new Project Manager
The Central America and Mexico Youth Fund is hiring a new Project Manager to coordinate a large-scale regional project on child marriage and early marriages. Please click here for the full job announcement (in Spanish only).
The CAMY Fund is hiring a new Researcher for Repository and Web Portal
The Central America and Mexico Youth Fund is hiring a new Researcher for a Repository and Web Portal to contribute to a large-scale regional project on child marriage and early marriages. Please click here for the full job announcement (in Spanish only).
In January, I traveled to Quintana Roo, Mexico to see CAMY Fund grantee partner Elige: Red de Jóvenes por los Derechos Sexuales y Reproductivos in action. The pretext was a training that Elige convened for organizations that form part of the Quintana Roo Network for Youth Sexual and Reproductive Rights, of which they are a founding member.
To read the full post by Emily Barcklow, click here
The Central America and Mexico Youth Fund (CAMY Fund) is pleased to announce its renewal grantee partners as part of Round 2 of our 2016 grantmaking. Read the note here.
The CAMY Fund has a comprehensive approach to addressing child, early and forced unions/marriage that is based on strengthening girls empowerment and equality.
To read more about our strategy and vision as a donor on this topic, click here.
In late September the CAMY Fund Senior Program Officer visited Guatemala to see first-hand the work of our current grantee partners.
To read the full post by Emily Barcklow, click here.
The CAMY Fund is proud to share the results of three of our grantee partners from 2015. Check here for our infograph.
This July the CAMY Fund visited our grantee partners in Honduras to monitor their activities. On the viist, the CAMY Fund participated in a state-level forum organized by GOJoven Honduras for their project aimed at legalizing Emergency Contraception in Honduras.
You can read about the activities of our other grantee partners here.
The CAMY Fund began supporting Plenty Belize International Ltd. in November 2015. Plenty’s project, under the leadership of Tasha Petillo, seeks to empower adolescent girls from Punta Gorda and provide them with sexual and reproductive health information. In early June the CAMY Fund traveled to Belize and specifically to Punta Gorda Town in the Toledo District to visit our grantee partner there.
To read the full post by Emily Barcklow, CAMY Fund Senior Program Officer, click here.