Comite de Reconstruccion y Desarrollo Economico y Social de Comunidades de Suchitoto (CRDESC)

 

Country

El Salvador

Organization

Comite de Reconstruccion y Desarrollo Economico y Social de Comunidades de Suchitoto (CRDESC)

CRDESC was founded in 1987 to support communities of Suchitoto displaced by the civil war in El Salvador during the 1980s and 90s. It provides assistance to 26 member rural communities in one of the poorest regions of El Salvador in sustainable economic development, environmental management and civic participation.

Project

Milk Production Cooperative

Purpose: To increase food security in rural El Salvador by providing trainings on animal husbandry, establishing a small store for the sale of cooperative members' agricultural products, and strengthening the organization's fundraising and evaluation capacity.

Project Grant Amount $25,000
Total Grants Received $105,000
Years Supported 5
Theme Natural Resource Rights and Economic Justice
Population Served Farmers and fisherfolk