Public Foundation “El-Too” was established in 2001 and has 19 years of experience in promoting and developing community-based ecotourism, raising awareness of local population in sustainable use of nature resources, introduction of energy-efficient technologies, community initiated microreserves and from recently permaculture practices, sustainable livelihood and food security in Issyk-Kul region, Kyrgyzstan. The foundation unites voluntarily 3 community initiative groups, 50 members and cooperates with 15 schools on the south of Issyk-Kul Lake. The organization cooperates with 14 organizations in the area of environment protection, gender, food security and rural development, and a number of local and national state organizations.