Mercy Auma Owinyi, Green Food Bank Project

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2017-06-13T23:46:01+00:00

Green Food Bank aims at promoting food security within the village households of Virhembe sub-location, Kakamega County Kenya. This is undertaken through training to control post- harvest losses, best and sustainable farming methods, and finding market niche for their farm products, hence protecting them from being exploited by middlemen/women for [...]

Karine Sar, Empowering Disabled Women in Casamance (Senegal) through micro-enterprise

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2017-04-06T09:11:45+00:00

Karine and Deline’s Gift, the organization she leads, work to serve and create practical and impactful economic opportunities for marginalized and disabled women in Casamance, Senegal. They do that by them with providing skills training, seed funding and long term coaching so they can create successful micro enterprises that lead [...]

Justin Vandenbroeck, Fleet Farming Online Platform

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2017-04-06T11:39:03+00:00

The Fleet Farming model creates decentralized Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) systems that convert backyards, front lawns and underutilized land throughout any neighborhood into productive mini-organic farms. These farms sharecrop a percentage of the harvest with residents, sell the rest in the community and even serve as educational assets for bi-weekly [...]

Juleen Wong, Tufts Veg Society

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2017-04-06T11:39:17+00:00

Tufts Veg Society is a diverse community of undergraduate students committed to making a sustainable, nourishing, and compassionate lifestyle irresistible for herbivores and omnivores alike. Through on-campus events, partnerships with other clubs, and a collaboration with Tufts Dining Services, we strive to be a space for education, dialogue, and delicious [...]

Malele Ngalu, Young Farm

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2017-06-08T14:51:36+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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2017-06-08T14:51:46+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 [...]

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