Defending and promoting the rights of the Afro-Ecuadorian people

Implementation period: 2008-2009

Area of intervention: Guayas, Pichincha, Esmeraldas, Manabí and Machala provinces (Ecuador)

Sector of intervention: Human Rights

Beneficiaries: 158 people, including the 15 promoting entities which formed 7 "community action boards" (91 women and 72 men)

Total costs: 41.385,70 €

Financed by: Government of Cantabria,Directorate of European Affairs and Cooperation for Development.

Achieved results:

  • Enhancement of the community action boards for promotion and dissemination of afro-ecuatorians´Human Rights
  • Supporting the achievement of the legal status of these Boards, widespreading their role inside the communities, empowering promoters in human rights issues, and fostering dissemination of rights through the local media and printed materials.
  • Supply of library materials on human rights
  • An added value was the signature of agreements from donors of personal computers, printers and memory drives for the boards..

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