DOCUMENTAL SQU´IN HA´

DOCUMENTARY FILM SQU´IN HA´

Every day, twice a day, the children of San Pedro cross the river swimming with their clothes and squares on their arms to get to the school, where a single teacher teaches 91 students of all ages and all grades of primary school. The river has taken the lives of several students, but the determination to continue with their studies makes them continue to cross that river daily.

Ana de Diego founder of Spark & ​​Riot and Karen Dayan Co Founder of El Color de la Artesana partnered at the end of 2019 to donate enough water filtration systems through IXIM AC to help various communities in the poorest state of Mexico , Chiapas. These will reach the lives of more than 1,000 men, women and children living on less than a dollar a day. The team filmed a documentary to tell their story. People live off the land, it seems fertile, but the vegetation is deceptive, few crops grow. The team filmed a documentary to tell their story. People live off the land, it seems fertile, but the vegetation is deceptive, few crops grow. Both companies have the spirit of supporting initiatives with a social conscience. The Color of the Artisan aims to support and promote indigenous groups through fair trade, creating utilitarian objects with the crafts of these groups and with contemporary designs. For its part, S&R is a commercial producer that works with each project and addresses a UN Sustainable Development objective. The area is rich in natural rivers but the water is polluted and full of parasites, the locals living with persistent diarrhea and malnutrition. IXIM first entered these communities, with the initiative to work with the native Tzeltals in education and finding economic opportunities. He quickly realized that communities suffered from health complications due to a lack of clean water and were unable to move forward without addressing the fundamental need for clean water. Every day, twice a day, the children of San Pedro cross the river swimming with their clothes and squares on their arms to get to the school, where a single teacher teaches 91 students of all ages and all grades of primary school. The river has taken the lives of several students, but the determination to continue with their studies makes them continue to cross that river daily. S&R and El Color de la Artesana intervened at the right time. If they had not arrived before the pandemic, these groups would not have access to drinking water, in situations where it is essential to have a high autoimmune system, and they would be consuming cola (city with the most consumption worldwide) thus increasing the numbers of Diabetes as it is happening in the surrounding towns, and that due to lack of medical attention, which is focused on COVID, the cases have worsened. There is still more work to be done and more causes to address. Starting with the construction of that bridge in the river to avoid for any reason the interruption of education in children.


See the documentary here: SQU'IN'HA

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