Increased access to water and knowledge to increase autonomy

7 December, 2017 | by ASFES

This project focuses its efforts on the basic access to water of the communities of the municipality of San Ildefonso Ixtahuacan. To this end, direct access to water will be given to families of the communities that by their height and geographic dispersion, they do not have access to sources that they refuel of the minimum water necessary to cover their basic necessities, through the construction of 126 cisterns of Rainwater collection, these families will be accompanied in processes of formation and accompaniment in subjects of sustainable agriculture, nutrition, reforestation, personal growth and defense of the territory and accompanying the community authorities in water-related management and incidents.

AFOPADI, the local counterpart, has a lot of experience in training, uses methodologies based on education and the methodology of peasant and uses training in all its projects as a engine of profound changes in people.

In addition, the integral management of water will be improved in the Experimental training center that AFOPADI has in one of the communities of the municipality. On the other hand, it will work during the execution of the project, together with the counterpart and the municipality in the elaboration of a study of Integral water management of the microwatershed of the municipality and its communities.

LOCATION(S)
San Ildefonso Ixtahuacan,Huehuetenango,Huehuetenango,Guatemala
START DATE
6 August 2017
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