Re-Forming Formed: 2005
This page last updated:8/13/2012
Solferino, Quintana Roo, México
(Mayan Community, 2 hours from Cancún, 3 from Mérida)
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in Solferino jungle, 2 kms from a Mayan Town, in the Yucatan Peninsula, Quintana Roo, We are looking forward developing a model for self sustainable living for indigenous and vulnerable people called ECOALDEA GRATITUD.
We work in the Mayan Town and in our land;15 hectars of virgin jungle with more than 800 endemic medicinals and animals such as jaguars, monkeys, ant eaters and dears..
We Teach Permaculture and Human Development, walk with kids,adults and elders from local community and surroundings in their process of transition to a more sustainable way of living.
We have been Developing a social movement called YO SOY DE CORAZON VALIENTE to fund our project in which We try to rescue human values and heal the living beings heart in order to heal our planet.
We are certified Permaculture Designers and professional Healers, We love life and all its manifestations, We work as a bridge between the cities and the indigenous communities, looking forward develop our Ecovillage model and gather new member for our community.
Status: We are only two people living insitu, much more working from other cities and communities
interview in Lileouru Estonia with the director of the project, She is describing one of the methodologies She has created for develop inner health
This page last updated:8/13/2012
(in specific periods of the year)
Visitor Process: Contact us and introduce themselves
GEN - Global Ecovillage Network
:: GEN- Global Village of the americas, Ecovillage Network of the Americas
Statement of Housing Non-discrimination:
Our community does not discriminate in regards to housing based on race/color, national origin, religion, sex/gender, family status (i.e. having children, not having children, or being pregnant), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, ancestry, source of income, age, creed, personal appearance, political affiliation, HIV infection, military/veteran status, unfavorable military discharge, gender identity or expression, receiving public assistance, or being the victim of domestic abuse.
Comment: We ask our guests to sign a liability release letter and also to donate a fee for their hosting and food
Members(adults and children):
(We work for a local 800 Mayan Communities and 4,000 people from other indigenous communities)
Leadership Core Group:
Labor and Money
Partial income sharing
(a daily fee for their hosting and food if volunteering, if being part as a member, it will depend in the way they want to have their house in our land)
Land and Buildings
37.1 acres (15.0 hectares)
Land Owned By:
(The director of the project)
(we are open to base it in the best model for all the members)
Share Community Meals:
Nearly all meals
(we are only two so we eat almost everyday together)
Dietary Choice or Restrictions:
Diet is up to each individual
Private school at the community
(we have developed a methodology of education based in Permaculture and human development, so that will be the one we use the most and combine it with other alternative methodologies)
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