Our Impact

We STRENGTHEN GRASSROOTS ORGANIZATIONS and NETWORKS across LAC and other parts of the world!

After completing FICE, participants are able to:

Strengthen the communication of the identity and impact of their organizations

Develop more strategic communication strategies

Create additional alliances and mobilize more resources

Be part of a learning community

Stories of Impact

Using their FICE tools, Dominican Republic organization, INADEB, developed a strategy to provide training about sustainable coffee production to the members (mostly families) of one of its cooperatives.


  • 82 families are now able to effectively communicate and train others about sustainable coffee production.
  • 45 families joined the cooperative (which includes a 25% increase of women members).

During the FICE training, Dominican Republic organization, COOPDECI, developed a marketing plan to sell marmalade made by the women members.


  • 40% cooperative sales income increase..
  • 27% increase in cooperative membership.
  • 23 women members are now able to fully support their families through their sales income.
  • 200 local ingredient suppliers are generating income.

Using their FICE tools, Peruvian organization Ashanti Peru developed a social media and a “below the line” campaign to encourage Afro-Peruvian young people to recognize and be proud of their Afro-descendant heritage.


  • Secured 16 new volunteers for social media and urban intervention activities to promote Afro-descendant heritage.
  • Completed 14 urban Afro-descendant heritage interventions in 5 Peruvian cities, reaching over 1,000 young Afro-descendants.
  • Raised awareness of 1724 members of the European Projects Network by creating and sharing Ashanti’s overview.
  • Developed new partnerships with three international organizations (from the U.K. and Cabo Verde) to support 7 new afro-descendant heritage projects. 

Using their FICE tools, Peruvian organization Acción y Desarrollo developed a strategy to reduce violence, early parenthood and early pregnancy rates among young adolescents in Lima and Junin, Peru.


  • 200 adolescent girls received leadership training to prevent violence in their schools.
  • 800 adolescents (both boys and girls) created professional and technical development projects, which helped decrease early parenthood and pregnancy rates.
  • Developed partnership with new international donor, EMpower Foundation, to support 3 new violence and teen pregnancy prevention projects to benefit over 1,000 adolescent girls.
  • Increased awareness of their cause by making formal presentations to the Argentinian Ministry of Education and in  Peruvian universities. 
Fortalecimiento Institucional en Comunicación Estratégica

If you want to help grassroots human rights groups stop whispering, speak up loud, and get results, let’s talk!

D: José de la Jara y Ureta 264 2do Piso, Lima 18

T: +511 242 0223

E: info@mingaperu.org

Executive Director: Eliana Elías eliana@mingaperu.org

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