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.
8 infographic materials.
120 printed photographs.
Digital communication strategy.
Environmental education activity guide.
Network of youth environmental correspondents.
Rainwater harvesting at schools and a community center.