Sustainable Rural Life

 
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Sustainable Rural Life

Sustainable Rural Life

Rural man collecting firewood

Rural man collecting firewood
Burning firewood contributes to a series of chronic diseases and serious side effects like pneumonia, emphysema, cataracts, lung cancer, bronchitis, cardiovascular diseases and severe burns.

Women carrying firewood

Women carrying firewood
The project Sustainable Rural Life also promotes gender equality since indigenous women, one of the most marginalized groups in Mexico, are commonly the ones to receive and utilize the eco-technologies

Child cooking over an open-flame

Child cooking over an open-flame
Frequent exposure to the smoke generated by the traditional open-flame stoves causes 1.9 million premature deaths on a global scale every year and principally affects women and children

The Hot Pot builds community

The Hot Pot builds community
The positive results are reflected in the empowerment of these rural communities over their natural resources while maintaining their cultural identity.

Receiving a Hot Pot

Receiving a Hot Pot
Families enjoy the benefits of decreased health risk and increased household budgets and sustainability.

Learning how to build a Fuel Efficient Stove

Learning how to build a Fuel Efficient Stove
Photo from Progress Report 'Sustainable Rural Life accomplishments Jan2014'

Sustainable Rural Life

Sustainable Rural Life
Photo from Progress Report 'Accomplishments of Sustainable Rural Life in 2012'

Sustainable Rural Life

Sustainable Rural Life
Photo from Progress Report 'Accomplishments of Sustainable Rural Life in 2012'

Sustainable Rural Life

Sustainable Rural Life
Photo from Progress Report 'Accomplishments of Sustainable Rural Life in 2012'
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Project Leader

Vanessa Valdez

Special and Innovation Project Coordinator
Mexico City, Mexico

Where is this project located?

Map of Sustainable Rural Life