Madre Kumbra – Ecovillage
Madre Kumbra: territory for meeting, understanding and sharing with yourself, the other and Nature.
CASE STAGE: Just started
LOCATION: Manizales, Caldas (Colombia)
TRANSITION CONNECTION: Yes
GOVERNANCE: Not defined
Through alternative, integral and transition from rural to urban education, we propose to understand and live from a deep knowledge of who we are. We are committed to a collective transformation, generating new ways of relating and living. We practice Native Permaculture and use the Awakened Life Project as spiritual container for the collective work. We work to consolidate the relationship between the city community with other territories, to retrieve practices and knowledge from this territory, and strengthen permanent and clear collaborative networks.
DOMAINS: Food and agriculture, Education, Raising awareness about sustainability, climate change, healthy living, environmental issues, etc., Health, Arts and Culture, Community work
MiT note: Ecovillage initiative. No need for phase 2 (no specific tool/framework identified for collaborating with the municipality; just started). Suitable for pilot (in order to strengthen the collaboration with the municipality).