we have been accompanying rural communities
in the development process for over 21 years
Highlights of past experience
for Progress (HfP) has been accompanying rural communities
in the development process for over 21 years. HfP is a non-profit
organization legally incorporated to strengthen the value
and capacity of the rural sector of Belize.
Since 1981, HfP has been one of the first
and key advocates of rural and agriculturally-based community
involvement in the conservation of cultural and natural resources.
Our studies and projects with individual farmers and farming
practices, and women groups, has increased exposure particularly
of the Maya women as partners in development and of the agricultural
community on the impacts of adequate resource management.
Through its multiple strategies, HfP coordinates
time-honored approaches that contribute to development and
conservation and cross border collaboration between Belize
Since 1992, we have also been managing a
diverse micro credit portfolio for small business development
and housing, the latter in the Banana belt of Belize.
The agency has vast experience working with indigenous
Substantial work has been done in collaboration with local
and international organizations, including academia,
Experience in working with trans-boundary projects between
Belize and Guatemala.
Developed a database of all HfP implemented projects
Management in Micro Credit programme for community development
Conducted consultancy work in environment, tourism, community
HfP has experience in emergency relief management
Experience with community conflict resolution
Conducts broad networking activities with Government,
NGO's and the private sector.
Has facility to accommodate office space, training and
Have hosted local and international volunteers in various