Do you share our belief in Un-Development - valuing locally-led, long-term change over traditional, top-down development? If so, come and join Ninth Wave Global to assist with a range of community and environmental projects and initiatives in the southeastern city of Campeche, Mexico and its surroundings.
Placements will be individually tailored according to interests and existing experience in order to enable wide-ranging skill development and community engagement.
Participants will be get hands-on experience with a range of local projects that have an key role in supporting local communities and environmental sustainability, including:
- Mercado Verde: a weekly 'green market' brought about by a community of local artisans and organic producers, aiming to promote fair-trade goods and reduce food miles.
- Empresa Verde: a co-operative assessment and support framework for local businesses moving towards sustainable, environmentally conscious practices.
- El Campanario: a vanguard socio-environmental project encompassing a food forest, compost and recycling resource, animal shelter and educational workshop.