Through our project, we aim to engage and sensitize all the stakeholders in the islands regarding the importance of the turtles and the need to conserve these charismatic animals.
Everyone at Impact Harvest is passionate about ending hunger in our community. We believe that every human being should have access to fresh fruits and vegetables, regardless of their financial situation. We live and serve in 2 of the poorest counties in the state of NJ, where 1 out of 6 children go hungry each day.
Founded in 2012, NUHC was created as a platform for young people from the area to come together in order to facilitate positive social and community transformation through the creative arts.
This year, Science Connected donors gave free science lessons and experiments to educators, enabled top scientists to share their knowledge directly with the public, and opened doors to science careers for women and other underrepresented groups.
We aim to generate an active environmental awareness with different activities how the urban community garden where we promote the planting of some organic vegetables for self-consumption where we address the issue of food sovereignty and we also promote that people take responsibility for their waste so we currently want to work on an organic waste management plan to produce our own compost.
The Nutrition Schools initiative is working to contribute towards the eradication of under-five malnutrition in the targeted communities and the District at large. Mother support groups are trained on a range of topics on Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF), Exclusive Breastfeeding, Under-Five Nutritional Requirements and Food Hygiene.
The lack of awareness of the existence of the laws pertaining inheritance and lack of understanding of the provisions in these laws is one of the main reasons responsible of the violation of widows inheritance rights in Sierra Leone. The project will addressed these gaps by training widows on the all laws in order to enable widows to challenge practices that have deprived them.
This project trains and funds underserved women to start or scale-up their micro-businesses as well as training women in making, sewing and selling eco-friendly, plant-based tie and dye fabrics.
The Ability Project aims to dispel myths, educate and sensitize the communities regarding the value of all people with all abilities. Our Project will concentrate on access, opportunity and positive community integration to support persons with disabilities.
Our work operates on the foundation that food sovereignty and security are deeply rooted to a community. We use a community-based approach to promote seed conservation. To that end, since 2015, we have distributed seeds and educational material to a diverse group of people, farmers, urban gardeners, kids, etc, along as workshops, seed swaps, exhibitions and seed keepers meetings.
TGB believes that reinforcement and enhancement of the current educational system will allow the tribe to retain their most promising youth in the Sierra, and thus avoid external acculturation and the loss of their language and traditions. TGB educational project helps prepare students to become successful professionals with updated knowledge and skills, enabling them to remain at home and better serve their tribal community.