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Grantee Stories

Dancing with the Natural World

Imagine dancing upon a beautiful, wooden dance deck that lives among a lush landscape of gardens and trails on a warm summer afternoon. The sun kisses your skin as you move across the floor and through the space exploring the connection between your body and the...

Now You Hear Us – The voices of our youth

“From the highway all I can see is the road, but I know that beyond this lies camps with tents and portable boxes and people who still live in limbo, waiting to know their futures. And that’s the thing about someone who witnesses that reality: once you know, you have...

A Hidden Ecosystem: Tamara Blazquez Haik

One day several years ago, photographer and animal activist Tamara Blazquez Haik was walking home when she came across a poisoned opossum lying dead on the sidewalk. Many people might have kept walking and not given this a second thought, but Tamara couldn’t help but...

The Healing Power of Nature

“Nature creates a balance and helps all different ecosystems thrive.” Falon Tabares, Founder of The Healthy EarthFalon Tabares is the mother of two amazing children and the Founder of The Healthy Earth Organization, a charitable nonprofit organization created to...

“Ruthless Kindness” Offers Compassion to Human & Non-Human Animals

On a warm night in late July, Sarah Reidenbach and Kate Kuzminski got into “Clifford,” their big red mobile veterinary unit, and headed to the parking lot of a hotel in Sonoma County. It was long past office hours for most professionals, but Sarah and Kate aren’t...

“Embrace Her:” Microfinance in Zambia

One day, Chimwemwe Chitambala heard a knock on her door. She was living in a student hostel, studying business and economics at the University of Zambia. Chimwemwe opened the door, and found a woman selling fruits and vegetables. These traders, known as “UNZA Veg” in...

Miracle Adesina: COVID-19 Public Health Information for Indigenous People

Like many of us, Miracle Adesina watched the COVID-19 pandemic spread through the lens of social media. As a healthcare professional, what he saw coming through his social feeds gave him great cause for concern. Part of the problem, Miracle felt, was that critical health messages were not available in many of the 70+ indigenous languages throughout Africa. The Pollination Project supported Miracle’s translation project with a seed grant.

Ngọc-Trân Vũ: bringing a healing narrative in the Vietnamese-American community

My mind is PonderingMy heart is VietnameseMy soul is an ArtistMy conscience is a Healer - Ngọc-Trân Vũ Born in Vietnam, Ngọc-Trân Vũ came to the United States with her family as a political refugee and grew up in Dorchester and South Boston’s working-class...

Rescuing Exotic Animals in New Jersey

Illegal wildlife trade produces from 7 to 23 billion dollars worldwide every year, World Wildlife Trade Report. “Animals are a topic that society doesn't give a second thought about, and my mission is to change that,” Brittany Vanderstine, Founder of Wild Exotics...

Studio Kunukku – Woodblock Printing’s Revival

Last week’s Fashion Week in Rome featured pieces by a designer who used a nearly extinct craft to create her patterns. The designs were made with woodblock printing, a textile technique that was once at the core of Syrian culture. This collaboration was a huge feat...