James & Balu of Concern 4 Widows Rights – Inheritance laws training for widows to be paralegals

2019-04-13T07:22:28-07:00

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.

Sole, Jenn, Emily & Mariana – SOMOS SEMILLA: A COMMUNITY SEED LIBRARY IN MEXICO

2019-04-13T07:22:29-07:00

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.

The Great Balance and the Arhuaco Tribe – One Million Trees Saving a Sacred Mountain

2019-04-13T08:17:34-07:00

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.

Mary Asiko – Kisumu Talent Club

2019-04-13T07:22:28-07:00

I want people to know that creating awareness around these issues among at risk youth and parents can help bring change in the community. Kisumu Talent Club uses music, dance, sports, and poetry to create awareness about these topics and offers counselling as a way of developing character of young girls and boys to keep them away from destructive activities.

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