Nashira a song of love project for peace

Nashira a sustainable model of peace led by women for a better quality of life.


CASE STAGE: Well established and running
LOCATION: Palmira, Bolo San Isidro (Colombia)
GOVERNANCE: Not defined


Nashira seeks to create a model of community led by women where the values of solidarity, care ethics and gift economy are the rule and not the exception; we have built an eco village of 88 women and their families based on ecological principles, community and spiritual communities to live in an atmosphere of harmony with nature where the community feels integrated in the evolutionary processes of life, and also that the eco villages becomes a center of inspiration for the armed conflict where the main axis is the women, a self-sufficient ecovillage has been built, seeking food security and offering the inhabitants a healthy and productive environment within the parameters of sustainable development.


DOMAINSFood and agriculture, Town planning, Urbanism and Housing, Raising awareness about sustainability, climate change, healthy living, environmental issues, etc., Social Care, Arts and Culture, Participatory Democracy and Planning, Economy, Waste management, Community work, Empowerment of women with a vision of peace.

BENEFICIARIES: Teenagers (13 – 17), Young adults (18 – 24), Adults (25 – 65), Elders (65+), Families, Ethnic or Social Minorities, Mothers heads of household.


MiT noteEcovillage managed by women. No need for phase 2 (no specific tool/framework identified for collaboration with municipality). Suitable for pilot (in order to strengthen the collaboration; good prospects for continuity).


Maria Fernanda Martinez