Tagged: Economic Inclusion

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Jul 26, 2022

A Hot Dog Cart Provides a New Start

Jul 26, 2022

A Hot Dog Cart Provides a New Start Sussana Rodriguez took a HIAS Guyana workshop with 36 other people and learned basic business skills. Now she runs her own food cart.

Jun 30, 2022

Economic Inclusion Programs Help LGBTQ Activist Build a Business – and a New Life

Jun 30, 2022

Magdiel Galeano Gómez (right) and his husband Jeffrey (left) attend Costa Rica’s pride march on June 26, 2022 in San Jose. As a political and LGBTQ activist, Magdiel Galeano Gómez had to flee Nicaragua after multiple attempts on his life. With HIAS Costa Rica by his side, he and his husband were able to build new lives – and a thriving ecologically-friendly business.

Jun 15, 2022

VIDEO: Helping Refugees Find Financial Footing

Jun 15, 2022

VIDEO: Helping Refugees Find Financial Footing Watch HIAS' new video about its economic inclusion programs that help refugees become financially independent.

Jun 23, 2021

A High-Level Visit for HIAS Offices in Panama and Ecuador

Jun 23, 2021

A High-Level Visit for HIAS Offices in Panama and Ecuador UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi met with HIAS clients in Panama and Ecuador.

Apr 30, 2021

70 Years of Workers’ Rights for Refugees

Apr 30, 2021

70 Years of Workers’ Rights for Refugees On this International Labor Day we look back on 70 years of work since the 1951 Refugee Convention effectively allowed refugees and asylum seekers access to work and the rights that go with it.

Apr 14, 2021

No to GBV, Yes to Economic Empowerment

Apr 14, 2021

No to GBV, Yes to Economic Empowerment A close collaboration in Ecuador between HIAS and UN Women promotes economic empowerment as an effective strategy to stop GBV.

Mar 08, 2021

Helping Women Find Safety and New Opportunities

Mar 08, 2021

Helping Women Find Safety and New Opportunities On International Women's Day we focus on programs in Ecuador, Israel, and Chad where HIAS is focusing on women and helping them find safety and new opportunities.

Oct 30, 2020

HIAS Ecuador Wins UN Awards

Oct 30, 2020

HIAS Ecuador Wins UN Awards HIAS Ecuador was awarded by the UN for its work in gender equality programming and an agribusiness project.

Sep 29, 2020

HIAS Leaders Speak at UNHCR Forum For NGOs

Sep 29, 2020

HIAS Leaders Speak at UNHCR Forum For NGOs HIAS's international program teams played a key role at the 2020 UNHCR-NGO Global Annual Consultations.

Sep 24, 2020

Refugees Succeed, and In Turn Inspire Those Who Help Them

Sep 24, 2020

Refugees Succeed, and In Turn Inspire Those Who Help Them Despite these tough times, there are still stories of hope and resilience that bolster refugees and inspire those helping them.