Fourteen water councils from across Cabañas, accompanied by ADES and the Health Forum, delivered a letter to the Legislative Assembly in Cabañas this morning, demanding no water privatization.

In a press conference the National Roundtable Against Metallic Mining expressed the need to be alert and continue articulating the resistance movement in defense of our land, in the face of Oceana Golds foolish decision to stay in the country.

The Canadian mining company paid El Salvador $8,097,072, a figure determined by the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) in October 2016, after finalizing the arbitration process that the company held against El Salvador.

When women have power, they improve the lives of the people around them, starting with themselves and their families. For that reason, ADES started a Human Rights education process with more than 25 women from Santa Marta, Cabañas, with the purpose of training them to defend their rights.

From the communities of Cabañas devastated during the civil war in the 1980’s arose a community initiative to prevent youth violence: The Free Schools. It is a comprehensive learning space that brings together community artists and students in order to encourage learning and remove students from the harmful structures in their communities.


Community Organizing and Accompaniment Program
The Community Accompaniment Program is fundamental to our direct work with communities seeking to improve their lives.
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Sustainable Agriculture

The Sustainable Agriculture Program facilitates trainings and the application of organic agriculture techniques, gradually advancing...
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Water Resources Management Program

Using a watershed management and planning approach, ADES’ Water Resources Management Program accompanies communities in the following processes...
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By ASOTICO Santa Marta
Asociación para las Tecnologías de la Información y la Comunicación Comunal