Grant Projects Tagged With Environment

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

Shamsuddin Amin – Plant a Tree for a Green Nangarhar

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2017-08-07T01:42:03+00:00

"Plant a tree for a green Nangarhar" is an initiative of Shamsuddin Amin, environmental activist and a resident of Jalalabad City in Eastern Afghanistan. The main motive behind the project is to promote a culture of sustainable development, healthy lifestyle and ideas of Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. Additionally, the project [...]

Leonardo Párraga – Re-Sistance-Cycle

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2017-08-07T01:18:49+00:00

Vulnerable communities in Bogotá, Colombia are usually invisible and unheard by the State. Kept in the dark, they experience violations of their rights and dignity. Using the arts as an element of social cohesion, the community is brought together, providing La Cecilia neighborhood with visibility through colors and a voice [...]

Onek Paul – Global Empowerment For Poverty Alleviation

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2017-08-03T07:40:11+00:00

South Sudan is an area ravaged by civil strife with massive displacement of the population into camps both inside and outside into neighboring Uganda. The food ratio received from the World Food Program is not adequate to sustain them for a long time. Thus, the displaced persons have resorted to [...]

Sebastian Fakas – Centro de Recuperación Nutricional, Guatemala Solar Energy System

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2017-08-12T12:53:41+00:00

The Projects with Under-Served Communities (PUC) program at The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) allows students to apply their education towards the physical implementation of a project in a underserved community. For the past year our group has worked to implement a solar energy system to be installed [...]

William Ochola – Collectors of Garbage

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2017-08-08T07:22:26+00:00

Grantee William Ocholla and Bakari Suleiman are proud members of Longo Ghetto Kleeners, a hard-working community group that does inspiring work in garbage collection. The aim of the group is to create self-employment and a conducive environment for the society to improve their livelihoods and advocate for environmental justice. For [...]

Patrick Mutemi, Mary Mumbua – Green Irrigation Project

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2017-07-28T11:29:58+00:00

The Green Irrigation Project is spearheaded by Patrick Kitali Mutemi. Its main purpose is to encourage the community to practice organic farming to promote both human and environmental health. Climate change is real and the farming community needs to adapt with more efficient ways of irrigation in anticipation of less [...]

Jenna and Jessica Lee – A Film and Food

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2017-07-31T13:07:58+00:00

Two vegan sisters Jenna and Jessica Lee are the hostesses of A Film and Food, whose purpose is to educate peers of high school students at Notre Dame Academy High School in Los Angeles through a screening of the documentary Cowspiracy and providing delicious vegan food for everyone to enjoy. [...]

Godfrey Chemiat, Myanga Community-Based Solid Waste Management Project

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2017-07-28T00:44:02+00:00

Myanga community-based solid waste management project, managed by Godfrey Chemiat, collects environmentally hazardous solid waste materials including polythene papers, plastics, organic garbage, leaves and tree branches. These materials are taken to community collective dumping site so that they may decompose into organic fertilizer and/or be recycled into valuable handicrafts such [...]

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