Grantee Profile

Afluentes

Grants to Afluentes

  • $300,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Duration 3 years)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — Afluentes will improve the quality of information about reproductive health issues for rural adolescents in Mexico, through training teachers in the public school system and health system providers, focusing in rural and marginalized areas of Chiapas, Oaxaca, and Guerrero. Teachers and health providers will be trained through a distance-learning course specifically designed for the program. Afluentes' course will contribute to increased coordination between the public school system and youth-friendly services in rural areas thereby promoting improved access to reproductive health services for rural adolescents.

  • $150,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — Afluentes will incorporate comprehensive sexuality education for rural youth in Mexico, in collaboration with the public school system serving young seasonal migrants. The project centers on Guerrero and Sinaloa, states of origin and destination of seasonal agricultural migrants. A distance-learning training course will be designed and given to 200 teachers. The course includes theoretical and practical didactic methodologies and community engagement strategies to address reproductive health issues with rural indigenous students. The grant represents pioneering work in Mexico to reach seasonal migrant youth with this information through the education system.

  • $92,000Active Strategy

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — To research sexuality education needs of young seasonal migrant workers.

  • $235,000Active Strategy

    2007 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — To develop teacher training programs for sexuality education (over three years).

  • $50,000Active Strategy

    2005 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — In support of research on NGO-government collaboration experiences in the field of sexual and reproductive health and rights in Mexico (over two years).

  • $160,000Active Strategy

    2004 (Inactive Grant)

    Population & Reproductive Health

    MEXICO CITY, MEXICO — For work to strengthen reproductive and sexual health services for young people through two existing government health programs (over three years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Afluentes $987,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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