Unión de Comunidades Indígenas de la Zona Norte del Istmo (UCIZONI)

 


Country

Mexico

Organization

Unión de Comunidades Indígenas de la Zona Norte del Istmo (UCIZONI)

Founded in 1985, UCIZONI is dedicated to improving the quality of life and promoting the rights of indigenous peoples in the state of Oaxaca, Mexico.

Project

Promotion of Indigenous Rights and Culture

Purpose: To promote food sovereignty and the right to ancestral territory for indigenous people by supporting the production of local food; advocating for and improving current laws that favor the rights of indigenous people; and mobilizing communities when human rights are violated.

Project Grant Amount $30,000
Total Grants Received $234,205
Years Supported 7
Theme Natural Resource Rights and Economic Justice
Population Served Indigenous peoples, Women