SiKanda carries out 3rd Youth Leaders Camp  
  • 13 adolescents participated from the Eastern Zaachila zone.
  • The expression of proposals was promoted for the improvement of the community.
  On the 18th and 19th of August, adolescents from the zone of Eastern Zaachila participated in the 3rd camp for Youth Promoters, which SiKanda A.C. held in the community of Huayapam, Oaxaca.   Through workshops, games, storytelling and other recreational activities, participants were sought to recognize themselves as actors who can generate... Read more…

As a part of the “Futurescope” initiative, Community Youth Promoters from the town of Zaachila use photography as a tool to reflect on their surroundings and the possibilities of social change. The high school-age youth participate in photography workshops offered by Gibrán Morales, a local Oaxaca artist and photography instructor invited by SiKanda. The workshops cover both theory and practice, exploring photography as a form of artistic expression. The photos that the Zaachila promoters took... Read more…

In December 2015, with the support of the Italian organization Know-How Solidale, SiKanda and the Fundación de Apoyo a la Educación Huapahualiztli all collaborated to construct a media lab in the town of Zaachila.

This lab will serve children, adolescents and adults in the area by allowing them to participate in computer-based workshops in the Communication Center, where people may also obtain certifications through INEA (the National Institute of Adult Education).

 

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In January, SiKanda received a visit from Father Luigi Ciotti, the founder of Gruppo Abele and the Anti-mafia Network LIBERA, a historical Italian and international association dedicated to combatting organized crime and supporting its victims.

Gruppo Abele is a non-governmental organization founded by Father Ciotti in Turín, Italy, in 1965, with the purpose of sharing and searching for solutions to social exclusion. Throughout this organization’s history, Gruppo Abele has worked in three lines of action:... Read more…