BBCP Rainwater Foundation
We believe communities water stewardship and local knowledge is essential to mitigate exposure and risk, increasing climate change resilience and adaptation, and improving the ability to withstand and recover from drought or flooding.
""Fresh water is not only essential to food security, health and sanitation, but the continuation of traditional livelihoods, craft and culture." - Mireia Lopez of BBCP
The world faces a rapidly changing and degrading physical environment, Climate change, land degradation, deforestation and wastewater pollution are major contributors to the accelerated global water crisis. Pressures of global markets threatens traditional ways of life, there is enough freshwater on the planet for seven billion people but is distributed unevenly and too much of it is washed, polluted and unsustainably manage.
Manthan Sanstha, Kotri, is a local non profit community based grassroots organization, established in 1998, prior to which it was a field centre (1981-1997) for the Social Work and Research Centre (SWRC) at Barefoot College, Tilonia. Manthan works on diverse local issues related to Sustainable Development, in water, health and education, along with empowering marginalized and excluded communities in 120 villages of Ajmer and Nagaur districts, Rajasthan, India.
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