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About Agua Sustentable

Agua Sustentable

The support Center for sustainable water and environment management known as “Agua Sustentable” is a non-profit NGO whose purpose is to contribute to water sustainability and environment management at national and international levels. Its work focuses in the building of knowledge, policies, institutions and regulations oriented to generate group wellbeing and environmental & socio-economic development of local populations. These action lines are achieved through social and community capacity development and strengthening, by promoting citizen participation and responsibility in the care of water basins & sources and others that derive from their use. The institution considers that water is a human right and their use is a priority for life; that is human consumption and productive activities related to food security and environment.

Vision

Local communities, social and citizenship organizations, economic and productive agents, civil society institutional networks, public and social institutions; and local, regional, departmental, and national governments carry-out a comprehensive and sustainable management of the environment and its fresh water resources, by knowing and exercising full respect towards Human rights, both group and individual; within a plurality, intercultural and equitable framework, benefiting a better quality of life, guaranteeing water usage for human consumption and productive activities associated to food security.

Mission

Agua Sustentable seeks to contribute towards water and environment sustainable management at national and international levels, through the building of knowledge, policies, institutions and regulations orientated to generate group wellbeing and environmental & socio-development of local populations, by developing and strengthening social and community capacities, promoting citizen participation and responsibility in the care and group management of water basins & sources and others that derive from their use. All these, following the principle that water is a human right and that their use is a priority for life; that is human consumption and productive activities related to food security and environment.