Exchange Between Youth Promotion Team and CONNAD On Tuesday October 11th, the date that commemorated the “International Day of the Girl”, the Committee of Girls and Boys and Adolescents for their Rights (Comité de Niñas, Niños y Adolescentes por sus Derechos)(CONNAD) of the Calpulli Center, visited Eastern Zaachila to meet those who make up the second generation youth promotion team.   Through a game, members of each group developed proposals to know the... Read more…

Project Polo: Citizen Dialogues “Citizen Dialogues” Do you want to form a part of a regional project? Are you interested in subjects of community development? Do you want to give your opinion about the citizen participation in your state?   The POLO project is looking for 24 citizens to participate in discussion tables in Oaxaca! What is needed to participate?
  • Be between the ages 18 and 65 years old.
  • Be interested in subjects of community development, civil society, and/or citizen... Read more…

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…

The Mixteca Region Begins Bilingual Intercultural Diploma in Community Governance
  • It seeks to strengthen citizen participation from exercising their rights.
  • Community leaders from 5 communities of Mixteca participate.
The Bilingual Intercultural Diploma in Community Governance for the Mixteca region was inaugurated last Friday, September 1st, with the participation of 45 leaders and key actors from 5 communities. The Diploma is part of the project "Community and intercultural governance for the exercise of social participation, accountability and human... Read more…

Children, youth and worms: a friendship built on the earth

Under the framework of the Transforming my Garbage Program, SiKanda implements the projects Worm-Action Children and Worm- Action Youth in three primary and three secondary schools in the Zaachila Municipality.

We encourage children and youth to get their hands dirty to improve solid waste management, transform organic garbage into worm compost, use that worm... Read more…

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Empowering for Food in Oaxaca: planting the basis for food security and sovereignty

The Project “Empowering for Food in Oaxaca” was financed by the Delegation of the European Union in Mexico and was implemented between January 2014 and February 2015 by SiKanda, Crecemos DIJO AC and El Colegio de México.

Its objective was to strengthen the public policy incidence capacities of marginalized communities in the state, particularly... Read more…