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Mexico: Solar energy, water and biomass to improve lives

Access to energy and water

Mexico: Solar energy, water and biomass to improve lives

Objective: To help 20 families gain access to renewable energy, harvest rain water and build eco-stoves.

  • Status

    Project completed

  • Location Oaxaca region
  • Installation of solar cells to provide 20 families with a minimum amount of energy per day;
  • Installation of rain water harvesting cisterns and training the beneficiaries in their maintenance;
  • Training families to construct and use wood saving pastari stoves, which reduce the amount of CO2 expelled;
  • Construction of dry composting toilettes so that organic material can be transformed into fertilizer to improve eroded land.

PARTNERS

Partner: Grupo para Promover la Educación y el Desarrollo Sustentable, A.C.  (GRUPEDSAC)  

Sponsor: Marion Ibert (Alstom HR)

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  • Promoter

    Antonio Flores (Alstom Communications)

  • Duration

    18 months