Asociacion de Desarrollo Economico Social Santa Marta (ADES)



El Salvador


Asociacion de Desarrollo Economico Social Santa Marta (ADES)

ADES was created in 1993 following the Salvadoran civil war, to address the needs and problems of returnees and rural communities of the department of Cabañas.


Education, Research, Advocacy and Support for Human Rights Defenders

Purpose: To strengthen the safety and security of human rights defenders by providing direct legal assistance, producing analyses of attacks against human rights defenders, conducting community trainings on the rights of human rights defenders, coordinating forums on the status of human rights defenders in El Salvador and conducting a human rights education radio program.

Project Grant Amount $30,000
Total Grants Received $107,000
Years Supported 5
Theme Natural Resource Rights and Economic Justice
Population Served Human rights defenders, Youth, Farmers and fisherfolk