Environmental Sustainability Projects

Read about grantees who have received funding for their Environmental Sustainability project from a Pollination Project grant.

Northeast Earth Coalition, Environmental Initiatives Program – Crane Park Demonstration Garden

2018-01-19T02:05:38+00:00

Crane Park Demonstration is a community effort supported by the township of Montclair, Northeast Earth Coalition (NEEC) and Montclair residents. Demonstration gardens are used in educational and recreational settings in open public spaces to demonstrate different approaches to gardening. The demonstration garden includes over 35 different species of native plants [...]

Samwel Nyapola Nyongesa – Improved stoves for renewable Energy and Good Health

2018-01-15T00:44:43+00:00

Improved stoves for renewable energy project managed by Charles Juma involves the making of improved cook stoves and campaigns for reduced use of wood fuel and less labor requirement among women. The demand for wood fuel in Kakamega county is increasing as forests are being deforested in search of fire [...]

Douglas Akulwa Nyongesa – Biodiversity Alive

2017-12-15T09:30:11+00:00

Biodiversity Alive is a project started and managed by Douglas Nyongesa that supports green economy and protects the biodiversity in the Bunyala Forest of Navakholo, Kakamega County, Kenya. This forest is home to many wild animals, birds, reptiles, indigenous plants and micro-organisms. The project strives to sensitize communities adjacent to [...]

Thomas Ngwira – Doroba Community Kitchen Gardening For Improve Nutrition Project

2017-12-11T02:42:06+00:00

Thomas Ngwira is the founder and executive director of Action for Sustainable Development (ASUD), a local Malawian nongovernmental organization that aims to protect the environment in rural communities, improve food security and nutrition, enable vulnerable households to become economically self-sustaining and reduce the impact and spread of HIV/AIDS. The Doroba [...]

COMMONSTUDIO – STRAINS

2017-12-06T10:12:35+00:00

Working in the complex hydrological ecosystem of Bangalore, India, STRAINS seeks to demonstrate the potential impact of simple in-stream urban wastewater remediation strategies that can be implemented inexpensively from the bottom-up. The project will build a pilot intervention to show proof of concept! The STRAINS project is a interdisciplinary partnership [...]

Academic and Career Development Initiative Cameroon (ACADI) – Textile Transformation Project (TTP)

2017-12-05T09:26:44+00:00

The Textile Transformation Project (TPP) is an initiative through which Emmanuel Tangumonkem, founder and executive president of Academic and Career Development Initiative Cameroon (ACADI) addresses the problem of environmental degradation caused by dumping of textile waste from fashion designing workshops in Bamenda, Cameroon. The project is establishing an innovative value-chain [...]

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