Climate change adaptation-Panama rural livelihoods

 
$2,495
$8,005
Raised
Remaining

Summary

With this initiative, you will contribute to save 2500 trees to be used as firewood ans will help to recover 25 hectares of forest. As result, our join effort will contribute to improve families economy and their livelihood, mainly the housewives and child health, due the reduction to smoke inhalation and high temperatures exposure caused by the traditional cooking system at "oper air".

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

Communities are using the open-air "three stones cooking stove" system, which demands high amounts of firewood because of its inefficiency, this traditional use cause pressure in forest deforestation, increasing at the same time lost of biodiversity. In addition, family health is affected, mainly the women who cooks and children exposed to smoke, increasing breathing problems in rural areas.

How will this project solve this problem?

Natura Foundation is well recognized in rural areas because we provide tools and capacities to improve livelihoods, developing at the same time actions to maintain and restore ecosystem services, maintaining and increasing forest covert in sensitive areas important for water supply for human consumption. With ecosystems recovery we maintain its environmental services and resources like: timber, bio-diversity, soil, among others.

Potential Long Term Impact

1. Reduce in 70% the use of firewood in at least 60 families and 20 rural schools. 2. Reduce the incidence of respiratory diseases in housewives. 3. Contribute approximately with 2500 trees saved per year and not used for firewood. 4. Reforest approximately 25 hectares in rural areas that are key for the watershed ecosystem services. 5. Enhance the community capacity on sustainable practices.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $2,495
Remaining Goal to be Funded: $8,005
Total Funding Goal: $10,500

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

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Project Leader

Rosa Montanez

Panama, Panama

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