Forging links for 5k farmers in Peru & Nicaragua

 
$930
$4,070
Raised
Remaining

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Forging links for 5k farmers in Peru & Nicaragua

Forging links for 5k farmers in Peru & Nicaragua
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Grant Recipient Tecnosol

Grant Recipient Tecnosol
Awarded for the installation of domestic bio-digestors in rural households in Nicaragua and specializes in renewable energy. (view small | med | large | orig)

Farmers with the biobolsa system

Farmers with the biobolsa system
The biobolsa technology offered by Tecnosol in Nicaragua is a bio digester. Using animal manure, it creates cooking fuel and effective fertilizer for further cultivation. (view small | med | large | orig)

One of the farmers working with Tecnosol

One of the farmers working with Tecnosol
In Nicaragua, the biobolsa technology offered uses animal manure to form valuable outputs with multiple everyday uses. Tecnosol bio digesters create effective cooking fuel and fertilizer. (view small | med | large | orig)

A bio digester in Nicaragua

A bio digester in Nicaragua
A close-up of how the cooking gas is collected and is released through the top of the biobolsa system, following along the gas line directly to the kitchen. (view small | med | large | orig)

Grant Recipient Grupo Hualtaco

Grant Recipient Grupo Hualtaco
Awarded for their sustainable revitalization of soils for banana farmers in Peru. (view small | med | large | orig)

Farmers collecting plantains in Peru

Farmers collecting plantains in Peru
With the Grupo Hualtaco, farmers are able to the banana crop substantially. (view small | med | large | orig)

Grant Recipient Divisoria

Grant Recipient Divisoria
Awarded for their centralized semi-industrial production of bio-fertilizers for coffee producers in Peru. (view small | med | large | orig)

Grant Recipient Pronatur

Grant Recipient Pronatur
Awarded for their irrigation systems technology for organic fruit producers in Peru powered by solar energy. (view small | med | large | orig)

Grant Recipient Burke Agro

Grant Recipient Burke Agro
Awarded for their integration of small scale producers in Peru into the value-added fruit exports sector. (view small | med | large | orig)

Funded

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Project Leader

Linda Whitmore

Waterloo, ON Canada

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