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Sustainability Program Local and Regional

programaOur foresight and strategic vision is focused on Sustainability. When we talk about sustainability, we understand the search and construction of integrated life alternatives that enable the coexistence of cultures with natural processes and other forms of life that accompany and support them.  Sustainability is given by the interrelationship of the components: economic, environmental, social, political, cultural and spiritual.

Whirlwind Wheelchair International

background1wwiWhirlwind Wheelchair International is dedicated to improving the lives of people with disabilities in the developing world, while also promoting sustainable local economic development in the process, with a good wheelchair. A “good wheelchair” must be safe, durable, locally repairable, and highly useable for the rider, which means it must fit the local terrain and environment.

Instituto Mayor Campesino

Nuestro enfoque(1)We are a 50 year old Non Govermental Organization (NGO) dedicated to promote the Sustainable Development of the department of Valle del Cauca, south west of Colombia; a program that privileges the agricultural workers and their families. IMCA contributes to the construction and consolidation of alternative ways of living with a sustainable approach, that benefits the most in need communities of the department, always looking towards a regional and a national scope.

Institute of Agriculture, Nat. Resources and the Environment

Encabezados_encabezado-pagina-web-inglesIARNA is closely linked to the Vice-Rectory of Research and Projection, and the Environmental and Agricultural Sciences School (FCAA). It’s operative and organizational structure works in harmony with the institutional vision of the aforementioned academic units and allows for the management of URL resources and also generates reinvestment and captures and manages external financial resources to implement specific projects that support research, training, communications, and information dissemination.

MAJIS

majis_logoMAJIS is The MULTI-EDUCATIONAL & AGRICULTURAL JESUIT INSTITUTE OF SOUTH SUDAN.

MAJIS is an initiative of the Eastern Africa Province of Society of Jesus under the auspices of and in cooperation with the Catholic Diocese of Rumbek, South Sudan.
The mission of MAJIS is to set up an agricultural school and farm to provide food security and training in sustainable agriculture, agroforestry, animal husbandry and modern farming technology for the local population of Akol Jal and for individuals and groups from all areas of South Sudan.

First phase of building complete in agricultural school, Rumbek South Sudan

CowThe Multi-educational and Agricultural Jesuit Institute of South Sudan (MAJIS), funded by the Irish Jesuit Missions Office, has finished the first phase of building. A recent report discussed the project, and outlined what would happen during phase two. Realising the high need of knowledge transfer, vocational training and agricultural education as a response towards sustainable food security the Jesuits of East Africa are implementing a multi educational and agricultural institute (MAJIS) in Jiir County, Rumbek / Lake State. The Irish Jesuit Missions Office has funded this project, which will train the local people in sustainable and efficient agricultural practices.