ICCO works on the best solutions to eradicate poverty and injustice. We did so last year. How? You can read all about it in our annual report 2012.
Approaching the issues on land rights in a different way was the goal for ICCO and partner Instituto para el Desarrollo Rural de Sudamérica (IPDRS) by starting the ‘Movimiento por la Tierra’ in South America. Together they launched a platform with the aim to collect 1000 cases that are examples of good practices with regard to land issues.
A modest communal house has become a training location for a group of 40 inactive gang members of the Mara Salvatrucha (MS-13) in the community of La Selva, city of Ilopango, 12.5 km east from San Salvador, El Salvador. These former gang members between 13 and 32 years old receive training to manage a small poultry farm that allow them to gain some income and stay away from violence.