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Autoconstruccion de centros comunitarios indigenas

by Cooperacion Comunitaria A.C.
Autoconstruccion de centros comunitarios indigenas
Autoconstruccion de centros comunitarios indigenas
Autoconstruccion de centros comunitarios indigenas
Autoconstruccion de centros comunitarios indigenas
Autoconstruccion de centros comunitarios indigenas
Autoconstruccion de centros comunitarios indigenas
Autoconstruccion de centros comunitarios indigenas
Autoconstruccion de centros comunitarios indigenas
Autoconstruccion de centros comunitarios indigenas
Autoconstruccion de centros comunitarios indigenas
Autoconstruccion de centros comunitarios indigenas
Autoconstruccion de centros comunitarios indigenas

Summary

The Reconstruction Project seeks to reduce vulnerability of communities in the Mountain region of Guerrero, where 85% of indigenous population of the state is settled, which was hit by 2 hurricanes in 2013. To achieve this, we focus on preventing territorial-environmental risks through analysis and workshops with the people affected; as well as increasing capacities to build secure constructions with adobe, adapted to their culture, climatological conditions and based on traditional knowledge

$87,900
total goal
$40,376
remaining
66
donors
3
monthly donors
1
fundraiser
2
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Challenge

In 2013, two hurricanes affected over 230,000 people in Guerrero, destroying houses, communication lines, crops, and livestock. The impact of this meteorological phenomena was magnified because the state has one of the highest deforestation rates in Mexico, which also contributes to climate change. This problem has worsen due to the extensive official assistance practice that has reduced people's self-sufficiency and resilience.

Solution

After the emergency, the project has focused mainly on increasing capacities for earth constructions and risk management. Now, we started a process to build a Sustainable Classroom with the Intercultural University of the State of Guerrero and provide tools to reduce environmental impact with workshops during the construction process itself, and to build and use different ecotechnologies. This can be replicated by the students in their home communities, that belong to 13 municipalities.

Long-Term Impact

Your support will not only help these communities rebuild, but rebuild sustainably. With an emphasis on building capacities the communities of Malinaltepc will be able to continue spreading the knowledge for generations. The scalable model can be expanded to the entire region, as well as adapted to other climatic and cultural conditions throughout Mexico.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

http:/​/​cooperacioncomunitaria.org/​
Finalist for 2016 Buckminster Fuller Challenge

Organization Information

Cooperacion Comunitaria A.C.

Location: Ciudad de Mexico - Mexico
Website:
Project Leader:
Isadora Hastings García
Ciudad de Mexico, D.F. Mexico
$47,524 raised of $87,900 goal
 
144 donations
$40,376 to go
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