Context, issues : The observation: Alarming ecological situation in Mayotte
Mayotte possesses an exceptional natural heritage and on the other hand an ineffective waste’s gestion in the natural and public spaces. The lack of infrastructures and the inaccessibility of some districts causes the proliferation of the thrown waste in the street.
The association Yes We Can Nette acts in favour of the environment and the water conservation, in a territorial and social perspective.
Goals : Offer to the local population of modest means to do the washing in a dedicated place, and at the same to sensitize them to the question of preservation of water and the waste’s management.
Targeted audience : Families of modest means
Actions implemented : The association Yes We Can Nette works like a multi-service associative solidary and durable grocery. Inhabitants collect thrown cans and bring them to the Association’s local, to trade them with food at reduced price. Those cans are recycled, by associating various actors, which create new objects.
In the Association’s local Yes We Can Nette two washing machines fill the back shop and let locals of the Cavani-Mamoudzou’s district do the washing for around 2€, without polluting the rivers or the lagoon. An ecological washing powder is used.
1: Opening of a new launderette in a container
2: Creation of a reverse distributor for plastic and metal
3: Develop the communication and the creation of a website
Project's start year : 2016
Technical and human resources, partners : 6 Civical Services and 1 salaried coordinator
Mayotte Nature Environnement (MNE) and the Natural Marine Park of Mayotte which accompanies us in our actions, other partners which financially accompany us sucas the Mayotte's Prefecture, DEAL, the city of Mamouzdou, the Community of communes of Petite-Terre, DRJSCS, Comitee of water & and Biodiversity, the overseas' Ministy.