Environmental Sustainability Projects

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

Mercy Auma Owinyi, Green Food Bank Project

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2017-06-13T23:46:01+00:00

Green Food Bank aims at promoting food security within the village households of Virhembe sub-location, Kakamega County Kenya. This is undertaken through training to control post- harvest losses, best and sustainable farming methods, and finding market niche for their farm products, hence protecting them from being exploited by middlemen/women for [...]

Jonathan Edward Ziemba, Yooper Organic Soil and Vermicompost

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2017-06-13T09:48:08+00:00

Jonathan Ziemba aims to teach the Keweenaw Peninsula community in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan about the benefits of vermicomposting to enrich the soil and lessen the dependence on chemicals in farming applications. A vermicompost system will be created on his property and the worms will be fed using organic [...]

Nkwelle Jacob Esong, Building Solar Dryers To Conserve Vegetables And Spices

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2017-07-11T14:43:10+00:00

This pilot project intends to build two types of solar dryers to enable peasant women in and around Tombel reduce post harvest loss of vegetables and spices from about 40% to less than 10%. A major problem with green leafy vegetables and spices like bitter leaf (Vernonia amydalina), Okongobong (Telifera [...]

Brandon Guzman, Bambou Soutenir

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2017-06-13T09:45:59+00:00

Brandon Guzman, Frandly Seney, and Louben's Jean-Paul started Bambou Soutenir in Northern Haiti to help promote local development and self-sufficiency. Haiti has been studied countless times over the last few decades and erosion is causing so many hillsides and farms to fail. Brandon Guzman came up with the idea of [...]

Justin Vandenbroeck, Fleet Farming Online Platform

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2017-04-06T11:39:03+00:00

The Fleet Farming model creates decentralized Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) systems that convert backyards, front lawns and underutilized land throughout any neighborhood into productive mini-organic farms. These farms sharecrop a percentage of the harvest with residents, sell the rest in the community and even serve as educational assets for bi-weekly [...]

Olalekan Ayodele Sipasi, ProtectOzone

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2017-06-08T14:51:46+00:00

ProtectOzone was Co-founded by Sipasi Olalekan Ayodele and Olayanju Folasayo in Nigeria to mobilise citizen consciousness in protecting the ozone layer through trainings, advocacies, peer education, awareness raising, resources development, innovation and increase knowledge of civic responsibilities, thereby strengthening the capacity of young people to participate in combating climate change [...]

Tai Gomez, Peacekeepers Project

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2017-04-03T11:28:09+00:00

The Peacekeepers Project, is a community based series of workshops, cleanups, and demonstrations organized by Barrio Logan youth leader Tai Gomez. The project is designed to orient youth to local watersheds, and help them identify water, soil and air quality concerns. The project will also serve to empower youth with [...]

Anthony Duong, Extended Education

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2017-04-05T14:33:35+00:00

As an intern at Solidarity Farm, I've been able to turn my passion for healthy food into tangible outcomes. Our small farm feeds hundreds of families each week and hosts educational tours for people of all ages. We show people how to grow beyond organic produce, pasture animals, and work [...]

Mathy Mpassy Isinki, Developing Off Grid Solar Power Skills

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2017-06-08T14:51:55+00:00

Only 3 percent of the population of the the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has access to the electricity grid. Solar power is emerging as the most viable electrification alternative. Through this project, Mathy Mpassy Isinki would like to avail training material to his off grid solar training program [...]

Jamal Musah, Green Project

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2017-06-08T14:52:14+00:00

The Green Project has been initiated by the Ghana Youth Climate Coalition (an NGO to mobilize, educate, inspire and empower youth to become agents of change and also advocate on climate change and environmental related issues of concern) under the leadership of Jamal Musah. The goal is to form green clubs [...]

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