Hunger  Mexico Project #33078

Feed 1480 tseltal indigenous people in Chiapas

by IXIM, AC

Summary

Increase the community economy with orchards, poultry farms, permanent cornfields, irrigation systems, earthworm composts, mushrooms greenhouses, subsidized corn, bakeries and piloncillo factories, by developing community capacities with: workshops, techincal assistance and monitoring of agroecological and etnoveterinary activities. Collective management of incomes. Women leaderships enforcement.

$20,000
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Challenge

1.Hunger and undernourished because of poor food access in quantity and quality. 2.Unmet basic needs (clean water, health and education, etc) 3.Marketing (sale or barter) and savings derived from self-supply.

Solution

Through: 1.Collective work: cornfields, orchards, poultry farms, bread ovens, mushroom greenhouses, piloncillo factories. 2.Local marketing processes /barter of vegetables, corn, eggs, beans, bread, mushrooms and piloncillo surpluses, represents savings for self-consumption or sales profits. 3.Technical training/follow-up for the implementation of sustainable ecotecniques(backyard orchards, fertilizers, firewood-saving ovens, environmentally friendly piloncillo factories, mushroom greenhouses)

Long-Term Impact

Development of social organizational skills- Collective production management and economic resources. Improved installed capacities and technical/administrative skills- strengthened infrastructure and production of the ecotecniques. Sustaining/increasing economic income- Marketing (sale or barter) and savings derived from self-supply.

Resources

https:/​/​www.ixim.org.mx

Organization Information

IXIM, AC

Location: Mexico city - Mexico
Website: https:/​/​www.ixim.org.mx
Project Leader:
Alicia Merchant
Mexico city, Mexico

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