Otros Mundos

 

Country

Mexico

Organization

Otros Mundos

Founded in 1996, Otros Mundos coordinates the Water and Energy Forum in Chiapas, one of the most biodiverse yet under-developed regions in Mexico. Otros Mundos works to address the severe poverty, social polarization, and lack of access to electric energy and water suffered by the city's majority indigenous population.

Project

Water and Energy Popular Education School

Purpose: To advance food sovereignty and sustainable management of water and energy by training community members in agro-ecology techniques, food sovereignty, and sustainable use and production of energy and water; and supporting a network of rural peasant families.

Project Grant Amount $30,000
Total Grants Received $145,500
Years Supported 6
Theme Natural Resource Rights and Economic Justice
Population Served Indigenous peoples, Workers