DJPC’s 2010 Salon Discussion Series Presents:
Appropriate Technology and Sustainable Development
With the following organizations in attendance:
El Porvenir assists people in rural communities in Nicaragua to improve their standard of living through sustainable development in clean water, sanitation, and health education. To date, EP has assisted rural communities with 705 projects that now supply 105,000 people with clean water and hygenic sanitation.
Friendship Bridge is a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization whose mission is to provide microcredit and education to women so that they can create their own solutions to poverty. Currently, Friendship Bridge serves 12,000 women in predominatly rural Guatemala in areas characterized by extreme poverty and high levels of illiteracy.
The Lambi Fund of Haiti is a unique grassroots organization whose mission is to assist the popular, Democratic movement in Haiti by providing financial resources, training, and technical assistance to peasant-led community organizations.
Potters for Peace is a network of potters, educators, technicians, supporters, and volunteers. They work with clay artisans in Central America and worldwide on ceramic water purification projects.
Water for People is an international non-governmental development organization. They work with people and partners to develop innovative and long-lasting solutions to the water, sanitation, and hygiene problems in the developing world.
Join us as we learn about the various forms of enviornmentally friendly methods and technology being used in Latin America.
Thursday September 16th
Denver Justice & Peace Committee
Denver Inner City Parish | Community Room
1212 Mariposa Street, Denver 80204
Free parking is available along the street as well as in the lots beside the building.
Enter through the door located off of 12th Avenue.
Website: www.denjustpeace.org | Phone: 303-623-1463 | E-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org