Natural Protected Area
Grants and donations
“La Cuadrilla” Indigenous Community.
An orchard of 20 hectares of high quality thornless prickly pear.
Training on self sufficiency in food and herbal medicine.
“La Cuadrilla” Indigenous Community 30 mothers.
On degraded land, a brigade of 30 women from the Otomí community of "La Cuadrilla" provides volunteer work for the building of a fence of 2.5 km and 12,000 plants of thornless prickly pears.
They hope to see again the landscape they used to enjoy on their childhood, crowded with wildlife.
Their hope is the future crops of thornless prickly pear, to provide welfare to their children and grandchildren.
Casa y Acequia got the support of the State of Guanajuato: thornless prickly pear plants, the fencing material. Casa y Acequia gets transport equipment.
2012 Casa y Acequia, A.C.