Teachers in Social Anthropology conduct field visits in the community of Sisin and Kuakuil
Students of the Master's Degree in Social Anthropology during the field visit to the communities.
Neylin Calderon

Water collection plant and drinking water treatment and processing plant

Teachers in Social Anthropology who currently receive the Environmental Management, Sustainable Development and Environment module visited the water collection plant located in the community of Sisin and the drinking water processing and treatment plant in the Kuakuil community to learn about the particularities of this project and the impressions of the community.

First, they visited Sisin, where they had the opportunity to learn about each of the data on the construction and operation of the water collection plant, and they were also in sisin's nursing homes, leaders and communities to delve into the development that the project has envisaged from the community, as well as what kinds of changes and how the worldviews of the indigenous people of that community have been respected.

Sergio Barrios Cárdenas, environmental specialist of the project, stated that throughout the project process there have been many visits from URACCAN, who have come to know all the management of the recruitment plant, as well as high school students from Bilwi schools, Puerto Cabezas.

While in the community of Kuakuil a tour was made throughout the processing plant and treatment of drinking water that will supply the 35 neighborhoods and some communities surrounding the city of Bilwi, where the process of chlorination and purification of drinking water could be known above all before being distributed to the beneficiary houses.

Knowledge of the worldviews of indigenous peoples

Alejandro Brooks, master's student, emphasized that this type of learning in the field, have as their main objective to be able to live together and learn more about the culture of indigenous communities, "but we have a specific task and it is to see all the environmental impact of the project that is being implemented from drinking water and see the perception of people, of the community , how they interact," the teacher said.

Similarly, master Elisa Martin valued Sisin's visit as something very significant because through work in the field because it has allowed them to "articulate all theories, the paradigms we have been seeing in anthropological matters", so knowing from the very voices the knowledge of the community, that allows an enrichment in their analytical and cognitive skills to carry out sustainable management Pointed out.