Like Irene, many mothers have shown exceptional leadership. Along with her, the other inhabitants took the reins of their development, participating in the trainings we implemented to learn about the construction of green technologies and the effective use of the resources of the watershed. They also strengthened ties with the other community members by working together to build infrastructure in their neighbors' homes.VIEW INFOGRAPHIC
• Access to safe water in homes with catchment systems (rain harvests).
• Improved sanitation through the installation of dry toilets.
• Conservation of the environment through the construction of energy-saving stoves that reduce fuelwood consumption by 50%.
• Reduction of deforestation, and boosting of the family economy, with backyard plantations for food production.