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Historical Timeline of Successes

Here are just a few examples of impacts Grassroots International and our global partners have been part of over the decades:

  • Awarded more than $43 Million in grants and material aid to hundreds of key and effective grassroots organizations around the world.
  • Responded to disasters like Haiti’s earthquake, hurricanes in Mesoamerica and bombing in Gaza with critical emergency relief
  • Strengthened global movements such as the 250,000,000-member strong Via Campesina as it defends peasants from land and water grabs by international financial interests.
  • Stood with and provided financial support to anti-Apartheid activists in South Africa as part of their liberation struggle
  • Settled more than 1.5 Million landless people on good land, restored local ecologies and set up innovative and highly successful agricultural farming cooperatives in Brazil.
  • Boosted women’s leadership initiatives in countries such as Palestine and Mexico, and increased the incomes and social standing of rural women through innovative economic development projects such as urban gardening in Gaza and the harvesting of palm nuts in northeast Brazil.
  • Supported the establishment and reach of agroecology schools in Nicaragua and Brazil, and seed banks in Palestine.