Chemonics is committed to including groups that have historically faced discrimination or marginalization. For example, we advocate for indigenous people’s rights, the rights of ethnic, linguistic, and religious minorities, and social cohesion. We work to ensure that staff and implementing partners respect the rights of minority groups and engage them as authentic partners. We strive to address the systemic challenges and disadvantages faced by these communities, and we work with them through representative organizations, key leaders, and individuals with these lived experiences to ensure their contributions are built into program design and program results.
Inclusion of Minority Groups.
Faces of Financial Inclusion: Developing Financial Alternatives for Indigenous Groups
The Colombia Rural Finance Initiative provided training and financial software to support Rotary Funds as a financial alternative for indigenous business owners in the Nasa Community.
Leveraging Your Company’s ERG: How to Partner with Global LGBTI Civil Society Organizations
As countries around the world grapple with the COVID-19 health crisis, the downstream economic and social impacts are particularly devastating for populations that already exist within the margins of society, including those who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI). In many countries, the pandemic has amplified the stigma, discrimination, violence, and deprivation…