Collins Ikutwa – Team lead/Project Lead – Wheatgrass -‘The super-food’ for Health and Wellness

2018-06-13T00:16:03+00:00

Wheatgrass for Health and Wellness is a community initiative based in the western part of Kenya. Collins Ikutwa trains the community to harness the health benefits of the wheatgrass plant. Wheatgrass has a plethora of health benefits that can help supplement the nutritional needs of people. The project is based [...]

Edith Mborate – Increasing Access to Reproductive Health and Contraceptives

2018-06-12T23:56:33+00:00

Mborate Edith, founder and leader of the Mborate Women Empowerment Network, is working on the project "Increasing Access to Reproductive Health and Contraceptive Services Among Girls and Young Women in the Brong Ahafo Region of Ghana." The initiative seeks to advocate for access to reproductive health and contraceptive services accompanied [...]

Abosede Olawumi Mary Benedict – MAKING OF COMPOST,ORGANIC FERTILIZER & ORGANIC PESTICIDES

2018-06-07T14:12:22+00:00

In Ghana, the use of synthetic fertilizer, pesticides, and herbicides are on the increase. This is harmful to humans, soils, animals, the environment, and the climate. Olawumi and David founded GROW West Africa (NGO) in Ghana to teach and train farmers to engage in organic farming practices like Biointensive, Agro-ecology, [...]

Khatimah and HMPS MSP Universitas Samawa – Water and Garden for Children of Tapan Island, Indonesia

2018-06-07T13:43:19+00:00

Water and Garden for children of Tapan Island Project is a project led by Khatimah, who is currently a student at the Aquatic Resources Management Department of Universitas Samawa, Sumbawa, Indonesia. Currently, the 70 households there must collect fresh water from a nearby island, around 30 minutes by boat. Implemented [...]

Lekshmi R and Dr.R. Rajamanikam, SEECO – Biodiversity awareness campaign for rural schools

2018-06-07T13:35:01+00:00

Lekshmi R and Dr. R. Rajamanikam run the "Biodiversity Awareness Campaign for Rural Schools" project located in Dindigul, Tamil Nadu, India. The project involves biodiversity education and participatory butterfly gardening at 10 rural schools. The project organizers noticed that the rural students were not getting proper backyard biodiversity education since [...]

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