Esteban Reyes Medina and Mariela Gonzalez-Alvarez, Dry Toilets Temazcal San Isidro Mazatepec

Esteban and Mariela are members of a group of more than 10 people of the Temazcal of San Isidro Mazatepec, which is located about one hour from Guadalajara, Mexico, a collective of volunteers who run a spiritual sweat lodge every Sunday. Dry Toilets Temazcal San Isidro Mazatepec involves creating dry compost toilets to satisfy the need for a place to “relieve” oneself in the country, not harm the planet, conserve water, and use the compost for future greenhouse projects that will serve to educate the larger community about growing food.

Date grant awarded: July 15, 2016