Grant Projects Tagged With Environment

Read about grantees who have received funding from a Pollination Project grant .

Mama Dolfine, Sustainable Agriculture for Education

2017-04-20T10:17:18+00:00

Mama Dolfine is the soul and founder of the Dolfine Korando Faith Foundation, in Kisumu, Kenya. In 2006 she opened her own non-formal school, the Korando Educational Center, to educate the most marginalized children of the community. When Torsten Kremser met Dolfine he was so inspired by her dedication towards [...]

Jonathan Edward Ziemba, Yooper Organic Soil and Vermicompost

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2017-04-13T10:01:19+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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2017-04-13T07:12:53+00:00

A major problem with green leafy vegetables and spices like bitter leaf (Vernonia amydalina), Okongobong (Telifera occidentalis), Erru (Gnetum africanum), capsicum pepper and mushrooms is that they are seasonal and highly perishable. During the pick season they are often sold at give-away prices and some are simply wasted in the [...]

Brandon Guzman, Bambou Soutenir

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2017-04-17T12:46:30+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 [...]

Malele Ngalu, Young Farm

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2017-04-06T11:39:31+00:00

Malele Ngalu and George Omedo co-founded Young Farm to resource students - especially girls - from rural and semi-urban communities in Africa to sustainably farm grain, fruit, and vegetables for nutritious consumption and sale into local and export markets - pioneering the use of aquaponics technologies in schools. The farm [...]

Olalekan Ayodele Sipasi, ProtectOzone

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2017-04-06T11:39:45+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 [...]