Rainy Education Boomerang





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Project Description

Region: North America

Country: Mexico

Location: Jalisco

Total Budget: $49,977

Areas of Focus: Water and sanitation, Basic education and literacy

This is a project of Colectivo Ecologista Jalisco (CEJ) and Ambientes Justos.

CEJ is a non-governmental and non-profit organization, established in

Mexico in 1986. Since its beginning, its focus has been environmental

education, political advocacy, promoting the right to information, and

fostering the articulation between sectors interested in improving the

society-nature relations. Ambientes Justos is a non-profit organization that

works on environmental pedagogy and action-oriented research in situations

of environmental injustice. Our team has been working on the issues of

water, toxics, pollution and environmental education in the area of

influence of this project for over two decades.

Our approach is focused on:

Environmental pedagogy with children and youth.

Alternatives for water supply through rainwater harvesting.

Action-oriented research in situations of environmental injustice.

¿Do you know Santi? creative Environmental pedagogy. Stage II

The program seeks the empowerment of children and youth to take action to

improve their environment. The children and youth will learn about

the history of the Santiago River and its importance for the community and


The program will facilitate exchanges between students and teachers from

schools of different communities in the Upper Santiago Basin, that are affected

for the toxic pollution and water scarcity.

The program will provide information and skills for students and teachers to

implement alternatives to harvest rainwater at school.

Promote a new culture of water with a climate change perspective.

Duration of the project: 12 months.

Direct beneficiaries: 4,000 students.


Photographic exhibition:

8 infographic materials.

120 printed photographs.

Digital communication strategy.

Short documentary.

Environmental education activity guide.

Network of youth environmental correspondents.

Rainwater harvesting at schools and a community center.

Primary Host Partner

District: 4140

Rotary Club of: Zapopan

Primary Contact: Alejandro Mercado

Email: alejo_mercado@hotmail.com

Primary International Partner

District: 4530

Rotary Club of: Brasília-Leste

Primary Contact: Leonel Gonçalves Pereira Neto

Email: lgpneto@gmail.com

Project Status

Need $14,984
This project needs to receive some pledges to go to the next level. Please check the "Financing" tab to see the list of current pledges. Once the amount pledged is equal to the project budget, the status of the project will be automatically changed to "Fully Pledged".
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Project listed for the 2019-20 Rotary Year.

Proposed Financing

Existing Contributions Towards This Project





Zapopan (4140)





District 4530 DDF





Campo Mourão (4630)





Remaining Amount to Raise

Additional Club Contribution (Needed) - Add a contribution




Amount Requested from The Rotary Foundation






Note: as of July 1, 2015 there is a 5% additional support fee for cash contributions. This fee does not appear in the financials above because it does not apply if the funds are sent directly to the project account (without going through TRF, and therefore without Paul Harris credit). Clubs sending their cash contribution to TRF must be aware they will have to send an additional 5%.

Project Supporting Documents

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History Log Entries


by Alejandro Mercado

System Entry: Creation of project page.


by Vera Lucia Barrela Avila

System Entry: Pledge of $5,000 DDF by Vera Lucia Barrela Avila of the Rotary Club of Brasília-Leste, District 4530.


by Antonio Carlos Cardoso

System Entry: Pledge of $1 by Antonio Carlos Cardoso of the Rotary Club of Campo Mourão, District 4630.


by Antonio Carlos Cardoso

System Entry: Pledge of $1 by Antonio Carlos Cardoso of the Rotary Club of Campo Mourão, District 4630.

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