Ashley Busby, ArteSana Foundation, Peñas Blancas, Nicaragua

21577190492_cf7d0c8308_oReceiving the Pollination Project grant was the first time an outside organization expressed an interest in supporting our work financially. Since being awarded the grant I have: managed our first successful crowdfunding campaign (with HIPGive), been awarded a second grant (with the Captain Planet Foundation), and held our first ever benefit concert. All this came from the encouragement and support of the Pollination Project.