Our mission is to provide small grants for men recovering from violence or abuse to learn new skills or start new businesses so they too can be productive in their families and communities.

 

Rehabilitation

Peace is fragile. In the years following wars in Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan more than a million were exiled from their towns and villages, thousands killed and their disputes left in limbo…

The Chicken & the Egg

Food supply in a rural community devastated by war must be replaced on the damaged land. And after destruction of buildings, crops and equipment not much remains…

Art for a Change

A social science peace studies class from the UNM Taos branch responded to the high level of violence, gang behavior and suicide among men between 12 and 22 by using an SMMF grant…

Sustainability Support

Poverty on top of war cannot support peace. SMMF witnessed a small group of, women bloom into a self- sufficient organization of growers, builders and teachers in Totogalpa…