ADES Santa Marta is a harmonious space of coexistence and values in practice. We apply principles of participatory democracy, gender equity, and generational renewal of leadership to promote the conscientious, organized and critical participation of the population in the defense of their rights. Everything that we do is rooted in an institutional understanding of popular education.


To facilitate processes of popular education and communication and an economy based on the needs of communities of El Salvador, thereby working to transform gender relations and strengthen communities’ capacities to improve their living conditions and defend their rights.


A meeting for life

The meeting "Community Struggles for the Defense of Territory and Life" brought together more than 100 community leaders from El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala.




Community Organizing and Accompaniment Program
The Community Accompaniment Program is fundamental to our direct work with communities seeking to improve their lives.
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Sustainable Agriculture

The Sustainable Agriculture Program facilitates trainings and the application of organic agriculture techniques, gradually advancing...
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Water Resources Management Program

Using a watershed management and planning approach, ADES’ Water Resources Management Program accompanies communities in the following processes...
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By ASOTICO Santa Marta
Asociación para las Tecnologías de la Información y la Comunicación Comunal