Medical school students offering workshops. Young people taking workshops of inequality. Volunteers painting the Moises School After-school program students doing activities

G-8, Grupo de las Ocho Comunidades Aledañas al Caño Martín Peña

Org #45310
Vetted since 2017 Staff Favorite Site Visit Verified
2004
year founded
$1,296,065
raised on GlobalGiving
4
years fundraising
1
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

The ENLACE Cano Martin Pena Project (ENLACE Project) is an innovative initiative that pursues the environmental rehabilitation of the Cano Martin Pena (CMP), a highly polluted tidal channel in the heart of San Juan, Puerto Rico, and the social, economic, and urban transformation of its surrounding communities through participatory democracy, community organizing, and intersectoral partnerships that guarantee residents a central role and empowerment. Three institutions that work in close partnership were designed by seven communities adjacent to the Cano Martin Pena to facilitate the implementation of the ENLACE Project. The Fideicomiso de la Tierra del Cano Martin Pena (Fideicomiso) is a com... read more

Project Leaders
Maria Santiago
Maria Santiago
Team
Maria del Mar Santiago Cruz, Mario Nunez Mercado, Jimmy Blanco, Mariolga Julia Pacheco, Maria Teresa Rodriguez Mattei, Maria Inirio
Organization Information
#51 Calle Quisqueya esq. Calle Uruguay
San Juan, 00917
Puerto Rico
787-946-3393
Organization Information
#51 Calle Quisqueya esq. Calle Uruguay
San Juan, 00917
Puerto Rico
787-946-3393

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

Aug 4, 2022
G-8 Communities Will Get Environmental Justice
It is with great joy and pride that we can say that the dredging of the Martín Peña Channel is closer every day. The struggle of almost 20 years has paid off. In recent weeks, the first...
Apr 7, 2022
Resiliency Centers/Community Kitchens are Ready
In the last three months there have been great advances in the Resiliency Centers. The programming and the use of spaces for educational purposes in the Resiliency Centers have continued. An...
Dec 8, 2021
Resiliency Centers: Place of Community Involvement
We have great news! Resiliency Centers are almost ready. While the final installations of the kitchen equipment are being carried out, the Resiliency Centers are still active with their programming....
 
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