Many of the youth in Wilkesboro, North Carolina do not understand the important role of pollinators in society. Whitney D. Greene has thus started Pollinator Paradise: An Educational Garden so that local schools and youth serving organizations can come and see firsthand the work of pollinators and their value in
Nitrogen is a vital constituent of protein and protoplasm in plants and thus its reserves in the soil must be regularly replenished in order to maintain crop production. Jamilah Nafula Meso is based out of Mungore, Kenya and is helping farmers practice sustainable soil fertility management by adopting eco-friendly, farm
Colminy, Haiti has no sanitation system, resulting in the community’s practice of open defecation. Glenda M. Powers and Winston Powers are aiming to turn human waste into compostable assets that can reduce pollution, enrich the soil, increase food production and contribute to better health through the Healing and Hope for
The project bears an emphasis towards the scaling up of sustainable, smaller-scale farming methods that will allow small-scale farmers to increase yields while conserving resources and minimizing environmental damage. More farmers and new communities shall be targeted. Participant farmers shall be viewed as proponents of dissemination; they will be challenged and encouraged to reach other farmers. Training workshops shall be organized for both new and old and farmers. Training materials shall be developed. Documentation of impact and limitations shall be prioritized; the monitoring and evaluation progress shall be explicit.
Both interactive and hands-on environmental learning experiences are used to train young Malaysian youth to understand the basic scientific strategy to clean up (rehabilitate) contaminated Brownfield sites with the aid of sophisticated green technology of phytoremediation by planting Vetiver grass. The funding from the Impact Grant will be used for three upcoming projects: Tadom Hill eco-workshop, Klang river rehabilitation and Sivananda Home Children engagement projects.
Grantee Name: Vincent Atitwa Project Name: Fortified Staple Flours To Fight Malnutrition Project Grant Location: Mumias, Kenya Funding Partner: Our 2016 Crowdfunding Donors Project Description: My project is to end chronic malnutrition in Western Kenya. In the past 3 year, I have trained 1000 families, providing them with sweet potatoes vines, amaranth grain
Edelson Dulang, Continuity and expansion of Mobilizing Youth for Environmental Protection, Rehabilitation and Conservation, Impact Grant 2016Jamila Banks
Grantee Name: Edelson Dulang Project Name: Continuity and expansion of Mobilizing Youth for Environmental Protection, Rehabilitation and Conservation Grant Location: Barangay, Pigcarangan, Tubod, Philippines Funding Partner: Levi Strauss & Co. Project Description: This project is intended to contribute in the conservation, protection, and rehabilitation of our Mangrove Forest in our community in order to create