Fundación Ávila Cruz AC, contributes to the reduction of extreme poverty in the indigenous communities of the State of Oaxaca.
At Fundación Ávila Cruz A.C., we intervene based on our own comprehensive model to combat extreme poverty that seeks to generate sustainable comprehensive development through four lines of action:
I.- Capacity building: Increase knowledge and skills in labor productivity, arts and crafts; generate entrepreneurial attitudes and practices and be protagonists of their own change.
Cognitive capacities to generate sustainable changes in people´s living conditions.
Self-esteem, motivation and self-improvement to strengthen emotional development.
Personal empowerment to generate permanent income opportunities.
Community empowerment to promote participatory and community development processes.
Technology to generate personal growth, skills development and opportunities.
Savings to ensure a better quality of life.
Gender equality to reduce inequalities and achieve a change in society.
II.- Food and nutritional security: Guarantee the availability of safe and nutritious food; increase knowledge in food education; change eating attitudes and practices; and promote the production and consumption of nutritious food.
Food education to create healthy habits.
Immediate attention to hunger to combat malnutrition.
Agroecological gardens to guarantee the availability of nutritious food.
Hydroponic cultivation to strengthen access to nutritious and quality food.
Technology to improve the production of nutritious food.
Ecotechnology to promote the dehydration of nutritious foods.
III.- Health and well-being: Strengthen knowledge, skills and attitudes in health care; and promote healthy habits and lifestyles.
Outpatient primary health care from promotion, prevention to treatment to generate changes and healthy lifestyles and increase life expectancy and quality of life.
Hearing health to improve hygiene habits, communication and social integration.
Oral health to increase hygiene habits and improve oral health.
Medical technology to reduce hospital stay.
Access to community water and sanitation to improve hygiene and health habits and reduce gastrointestinal diseases.
Ecotechnologies to improve the microbiological quality of water.
IV.- Culture for sustainable development: Generate sustainable changes focused on cohesion, social capital, community empowerment and social entrepreneurship.
Promotion and dissemination of music, plastic arts, dance and literature to preserve culture.
Protection, conservation and recovery of the art of indigenous communities, native languages, crafts and traditions for the sustainable development of the population.
Rural ecotourism to take advantage of local capacities.
Technology to generate economic and cultural development.
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