Instituto Maira





To work towards human emancipation, through knowledge exchange, articulation and strengthening of local voices and the promotion of community-led development.

Our work in development finance:

Our work in development finance: Our projects aim to fight poverty and to protect the environment. We help discover and develop the potential of communities to help improve their quality of life. The Institute provides trainings on indigenous peoples’ rights and works with local communities impacted by development projects.


Geographic Focus: Caribbean & Latin America

Constituency/Partners: Indigenous peoples, Land rights

Sector Focus: Dams, Infrastructure, Land Rights & Natural Resources, Mining

Financier Targets: IDB/IDB Invest

Coalition Work Group: Community Engagement