Education for Peace (EduPaz)

EduPaz seeks to: promote the participation of community members in their development; foment the empowerment of women, indigenous people, farmers and the urban poor; work side by side with community members, avoiding paternalism; implement programs based on the expressed priorities and points of view of community members rather than impose a set program or agenda; respect political and religious differences; promote gender equity.

Education for Peace (EduPaz)
1era Calle Sur Oriente, Num 49
Comitan de Dominguez, Chiapas CP 30018
Mexico
415 824 8384

Coodinator

Javier Inda

Mission

EduPaz seeks to: promote the participation of community members in their development; foment the empowerment of women, indigenous people, farmers and the urban poor; work side by side with community members, avoiding paternalism; implement programs based on the expressed priorities and points of view of community members rather than impose a set program or agenda; respect political and religious differences; promote gender equity.

Programs

Economic Solidarity Program has provided credit and technical support to a total of 40 groups with a total of approximately 400 members (50% women). Agroecology Program - promotes food security, self-reliance and ecological sustainability through sustainable agriculture, small-scale animal husbandry, renewable energy and rainwater harvesting. Health Center - trains 100 people per year (50% women) in natural medicine, and provides direct health services to 300 people per year (80% women).

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