José Luis López Carlos – Brigade fighting forest fires. Defense of Nixticuil forest

2018-03-31T07:42:16+00:00

We have restored areas of the Nixticuil Forest, fought more than 200 forest fires caused by those who want to destroy it, and created conservation activities to help maintain the ecological balance, preservation of biodiversity, protection of aquifers and capture of carbon dioxide with no support from the government.

Mercy Auma Owinyi, Green Food Bank Project

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

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

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 [...]

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