From the Field: Camping with the Youth Leaders Team By Adriana Pisanu The experience of the camp for the Youth Promoters, which was carried out in the Ecotourism Park of Huayapam, was very special for me. I collaborated in the planning of activities for the young people who participated and I greatly enjoyed designing the two-day camp program. In order to have a systematization of all the activities, I worked together with the team of  SiKanda in the creation of... Read more…

Announcement: Intercultural Bilingual Diploma in Community Governance Begins  
  • It seeks to promote citizen participation through the exercise of their rights.
  • Community leaders of 5 communities of the Central Valleys participate.
  Saturday, the 26th of August, marked the inauguration of the Intercultural Bilingual Diploma in Community Governance, in which 45 leaders and key actors from 5 communities in the Central Valleys region participated as part of the project, “Community and Intercultural governance to exercise social participation, accountability, and... Read more…

No incineración

From 22nd to the 24th of June, the Regional Meeting of Activists Against Incineration and Zero Waste Program was held at the Eco-center Animas, Cojutepeque, El Salvador. Representatives from various organizations of Panama, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Mexico and Puerto Rico Participated in the meeting.

The aim of the meeting was to share positive experiences of waste management in the region and generate a common strategy against waste incineration.

Abril Morales, SiKanda Program Coordinator,... Read more…

Firma de cartas compromiso

The First Regional Training Forum on Food Security took place on December 5th, 2014, under the framework of the project “Empowerment for Food Security in Oaxaca” financed by the delegation of the European Union in Mexico and executed by Crecemos-DIJO, A.C., El Colegio de México and SiKanda A.C.,

The Forum benefited from the participation of representatives from the following communities: Santiago Tillo, Santa María Tiltepec, Asunción Nochixtlán, Santo Domingo Tlachitongo, Santo Domingo Tlatayapam, Santiago Nejapilla, San Francisco.... Read more…


We are proud to report that SiKanda’s project, "Transforming Trash," was one of fifteen winners at UVM Award 2011. The UVM Prize for Social Development recognizes the best projects of youth-led social impact. It is a cooperative initiative of the Sylvan/Laureate Foundation, the International Youth Foundation, and the Universidad del Valle de Mexico, which annually recognizes the work of 15 entrepreneurs in benefitting their community.

SiKanda's Programme Director Aurelia Annino and International Linkage Coordinator Emiliano Cottini, attend the award ceremony in Mexico City.