Lighthouse promotes sustainability in two ways:
They can be informal groups, associations, a participatory research project, etc., acting locally or internationally on one or more aspects of social and ecological sustainability.
With the selected initiatives, we develop a partnership through one of our programs oriented to the systematization and exchange of knowledge and its dissemination, promoting networking, making connections between initiatives, in addition to possible financial support for specific projects.
These are some of the initiatives that are part of our programs. Click on the names of the initiatives to learn more.
A volunteer-run initiative in Barcelona (Spain) to combat homelessness by offering temporary residence and accompaniment to men in the neighborhood.
Association in Lüneburg (Germany) that supports the region of Intag in Ecuador by promoting education and communication projects there and also raising awareness in Germany about the destructive effects of copper mining.
Collaboration with the organization Cocawi, Los Andes (Bolivia). Construction of a solar tent for planting vegetables. At the same time, the project is working on challenges related to food, climate change and social cohesion. Multiple actors are involved and coordinated.
Ecological consumption cooperative in Cardedeu (Spain) linked to food sovereignty, agroecology and social and solidarity economy. It is a space for socialization and community revitalization.
Organization in Vilanova y la Geltrú (Spain), dedicated to the scientific study, its dissemination and preservation of the aquatic environment, especially cetacean research in the Mediterranean.
The Kaadina Makkalu Initiative, based in Bangalore, South India, supports coffee production and consumption for biodiversity conservation and social welfare by communicating the knowledge of local and indigenous coffee farmers in this regard.
La Estancia – Guenda Rudxiba Guendaró Stinú, (the right of the people to grow their own food) Juchitán de Zaragoza, Oaxaca (Mexico). Cooperative that implements aquaponic and agroecological systems in a population with few possibilities of self-sufficiency in animal or vegetable protein.
Clean Ocean Project -Fuerteventura, (Canary Islands, Spain), NGO dedicated to the care of the beaches and the sea through its projects, with the involvement of the population, tourism and local establishments.