CEMINA (Com., Edu. and Info. and Adaptation)

CEMINA ( Communication, Education, Information and Adaptation) is a not- for- profit organization founded in 1990 to empower women and communities through the use of the radio. Over the years CEMINA has created 400 women's radio programs and has been awarded with various prizes. The radio model, created by CEMINA, is considered a social technology and has been disseminated not only in Brazil but in other countries as well. Since 2007, CEMINA has shifted its focus from radio to the capacity building for social start ups and education for adaptation to climate change. One of its main projects is Adapta Sertao ( www.adaptasertao.net) which aim is to develop a social technology that benefits t...

Garden for the Kids

Garden for the Kids
SINAL do Vale Environmental Education uses this garden as a demonstration area to teach kids how to care for small plants and learn different gardening techniques. (view small | med | large | orig)

Re-Use, Reduce, Recylce

Re-Use, Reduce, Recylce
Kids learn how to make art and useful things out of recycled materials. (view small | med | large | orig)

Planting Beans

Planting Beans
The children had a chance to plant seeds directly in the garden and watch the beans grow each week. (view small | med | large | orig)

Building with Bamboo

Building with Bamboo
Children learned how to make a bamboo fence to support the tomatoes for the garden. (view small | med | large | orig)

Planting Kale in the Garden

Planting Kale in the Garden
The environmental education program at SINAL do Vale operates a large demonstration garden where children can learn how to plant and take care of vegetables. (view small | med | large | orig)

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