The main  aim of the project is to provide the Chiquimula community with a solar irrigation system. A solar energy irrigation system (SPIS) not only provides reliable and convenient energy but reduces energy costs for irrigation. In rural areas where diesel is too expensive and reliable access to electricity is lacking, energy can be provided from renewable and climate-friendly sources. Some countries are promoting SPIS system as part of their national action plans on climate change as a way to reduce harmful emissions for the environment. The project was designed for the food production for a school located in the region, reducing the food purchasing costs. The project also has educational purposes. The vegetable garden that will be served by the solar irrigation system will be taken care by the students thus helping them to acquire some practical skills. With this perspective, the garden  will be organized as an open space laboratory where some lessons will be held doing practical experience.

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