Our 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.
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Whirlwind 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.
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.
IARNA 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.