Category: News

02 Dec 2021

Zoom, Team4Tech & PSYDEH

USA-based Zoom company has made a sustainable impact on PSYDEH thanks to our multi-phased, partnership since March 2021. Starting with a significant donation by Zoom’s Latinx employee resource group Somos in the 1st quarter in honor of International Women’s Day, our relationship deepened in the 2nd quarter thanks to a powerful interactive session hosted by […]

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26 Nov 2021

Another Corporate Partner Win

International banking and financial services organization HSBC joined PSYDEH as an official corporate partner when they selected us as one of five nonprofits from around the world, and the only one from Latin America, to participate in their 2021 CSR Global Group Graduate Initiative (CSRI). The initiative CSRI, produced in collaboration with the world’s leading crowdfunding […]

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14 Oct 2021

Technology Solutions with Team4Tech

PSYDEH is thrilled to have been selected by the USA-based Team4Tech as one of eight organizations from across the world, their first Mexican partner and only third in Latin America, to join their global community of nonprofit allies. This new three-to-five-year partnership focuses on integrating contextually appropriate technology solutions in our community-led development work, including […]

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30 Sep 2021

Fieldwork empowering women

PSYDEH looks to end 2021 fieldwork on a high by empowering Indigenous women to produce small, collective work projects that have a direct impact on their own communities via an initiative we call “Cuando Amanece” (Nübu Bi Hyats’i / Anu’ abilchan / Quema tlanesi). We do this because, even in the midst of the pandemic […]

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03 Sep 2021

Irish Government & Female Artisan Cooperatives

The Irish government has chosen PSYDEH to be one of only seven non-profits across Mexico to receive short-term funding through its Ireland-Mexico Cooperation Fund for Human Rights 2021. We use this support to help produce a multi-year program organizing female artisan cooperatives built out of our ongoing pandemic-focused work. Why female artisan cooperatives in 2021? […]

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26 Aug 2021

Rural Mexico and Climate Change

Mexico is constantly being reminded about the realities of climate change. Hurricane Grace, which recently pushed through the center of the country, is another example of the heavier-than-normal rainstorms the country has been experiencing in 2021. Local PSYDEH women staff and partners report landslides, high river and stream levels, downed trees, and flooding in low-lying […]

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20 Aug 2021

COVID-19 Complicates Work

Thanks to the COVID-19 Delta variant, the state of Hidalgo, including our target rural work areas, is in a critical situation with increasingly limited mobility and virtually no hospital beds left for new patients. Hidalgo struggles against the spread  According to Hidalgo’s governor, the state has registered a 300% increase in cases with every municipality […]

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17 Aug 2021

2021-2024 Work with Female Artisan Cooperatives

PSYDEH is thrilled to announce that Hamburg, Germany-based Lemonaid & ChariTea Foundation will help to finance our program incubating female artisan cooperatives through 2024. What is the program? Our multi-year program is built at the nexus of gender equity and economic solidarity, pursuant to a recommendation from the UN Program for the Development of Mexico, […]

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30 Jul 2021

Corporate Partner Win

PSYDEH and corporate partner USA-based PopSockets produce an innovative success with our new rights-oriented factory worker educational initiative. What is the Project We invite workers and their employers to take greater responsibility for their own safe working conditions by helping them to think creatively on ways to improve conditions in a human-led, sustainable way. For […]

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21 Jul 2021
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Casa Siempre Viva

Our 2021-2024 program confronts the painful effects of the pandemic on PSYDEH’s work and with Indigenous women and their communities. One of the program’s objectives is to provide direct, personal support to these women and their areas on a more consistent basis. The new PSYDEH field office we call Casa Siempre Viva (CSV) is designed with […]

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