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Diakonia in Latin America

Diakonia is present and have partner organizations in Bolivia, Colombia, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Peru and Paraguay. The work is coordinated from our regional office in Bogotá, Colombia. Our partners represent a broad variety of organizations working on different matters and at different levels.

1/24/2014 Publisher: Viveka Carlestam
  • Bolivia

    In Bolivia Diakonia supports grassroots organizations, Afro-descendents and local NGOs in their demand for and implementation of human rights, democracy, local development and adaption to climate change. Diakonia in Bolivia
  • Colombia

    Colombia is a country afflicted by more than 40 years of internal armed conflict. Diakonia and partners work together to guarantee the enforcement of human rights, gender equality and democratic participation towards a negotiated solution to the conflict. Diakonia in Colombia
  • Guatemala

    Diakonia is involved in strengthen civil society organizations in Guatemala. Since the internal armed conflict Diakonia supports human rights and humanitarian work in the country. Diakonia in Guatemala
  • Honduras

    In order to strengthen democracy and local development, Diakonia's partners support community based organizations allowing the population to take part in decisions regarding local development. Diakonia in Honduras
  • Nicaragua

    Diakonia supports organizations working with human rights, especially the ones focusing on the rights of women and indigenous people. The Nicaragua program has also started initiatives aiming to address issues concerning humanitarian aid and climate change effects. Diakonia in Nicaragua
  • Paraguay

    Diakonia supports the efforts of civil society to transform their reality through the defense of human rights. We work on all levels of society, in particular with the most vulnerable sectors, but also with the more strategic ones towards a positive transformation. Diakonia in Paraguay
  • Peru

    Diakonia's work in Peru is concentrated in five regions in the southern Andes, some of the poorest regions in the country, and also the most affected by violence during the armed conflict. Diakonia in Peru