Grow Clean Food & Harvest Water in Rural Oaxaca

 
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  • Grow Clean Food & Harvest Water in Rural Oaxaca has received 2 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • Grow Clean Food & Harvest Water in Rural Oaxaca has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.
    • 4 years ago
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  • Grow Clean Food & Harvest Water in Rural Oaxaca has received 37 donations
    • 5 years ago
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  • Grow Clean Food & Harvest Water in Rural Oaxaca posted a progress report
    New compost toilets built
    By - Natalie Eidi - Project Leader
    The amounts donated by GlobalGiving was used to cover the cost of material and installation of 2 dry compost toilet seats, and rooftops of the compost toilets of Don Tino and Doña Juanita from EJUTLA, Oaxaca. The rest of the project to now was financed by other donors, to help cover the materials for the earth/recycled...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Grow Clean Food & Harvest Water in Rural Oaxaca posted a progress report
    Participatory Diagnosis of Local Needs
    By - Carolina Lukac - Workshop and Outreach Coordinator
    As part of our methodology of valuing felt needs as opposed to mere charity, we have undertaken an extensive participatory diagnosis of the local community surrounding the Tonantzin Tlalli Insitute in Ejutla, Oaxaca. The purpose of this action is to evaluate the needs, living conditions, capacities, and natural resources...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Grow Clean Food & Harvest Water in Rural Oaxaca posted a progress report
    Fuel efficient stoves, the glory of rainwater, and regenerating organic landscapes
    By - Carolina Lukac - Outreach and Workshop Coordinator
    Indigenous and small farming communities in Ejutla, Oaxaca, face daily challenges of satisfying their most basic needs of access to clean water, healthy food and sustainable energy sources. Although Oaxaca has the highest biodiversity of any state in Mexico, the extreme poverty rates are among the highest in the nation. ...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Grow Clean Food & Harvest Water in Rural Oaxaca has received 84 donations
    • 6 years ago
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  • Grow Clean Food & Harvest Water in Rural Oaxaca posted a progress report
    Rainwater harvesting for a Oaxacan family
    By - Carolina Lukac - Workshop and Outreach Coordinator
    We have completed the construction of a fourth rainwater storage cistern to benefit the Aragón Ríos family in rural Oaxaca. The entire family participated in the construction process, thereby acquiring the skills to teach their neighbors and replicate the technology in their community. Our goal is to complete the...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Grow Clean Food & Harvest Water in Rural Oaxaca posted a progress report
    Rainwater storage tanks and solar ovens appear in the Oaxacan landscape
    By - Carolina Lukac - Workshop and Outreach Coordinator
    Thanks to donor contributions and many volunteer hands, we have completed the construction of a second 10,000 liter rainwater storage tank, just in time for the cistern to fill up with this season’s bountiful rain. Jorge and his family now have access to clean water on a regular basis. Volunteers, community members, and...
    • 7 years ago
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  • Grow Clean Food & Harvest Water in Rural Oaxaca posted a progress report
    Rainwater cistern improves farmer's access to clean water
    By - Carolina Lukac - Workshop and Outreach Coordinator
    This past February, we finished the construction of a rainwater storage tank for a small farmer in rural Oaxaca thanks to the generous support of donors. The donations were used to build a cistern (rainwater storage tank) for Justino Cruz González. Don Tino, as he is respectfully known, has shared a relationship with...
    • 7 years ago
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  • Grow Clean Food & Harvest Water in Rural Oaxaca has received 18 donations
    • 7 years ago
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  • Grow Clean Food & Harvest Water in Rural Oaxaca posted a progress report
    Upcycling platic bottles for composting toilet and rainwater cistern
    By - Carolina Lukac - Workshop and Outreach Coordinator
    We recently hosted a workshop at our training center in Oaxaca on "upcycling" to provide examples of how plastic PET bottles can be re-used in environmentally friendly building projects. Mexico is the second highest producer of PET bottles that end up in landfills for hundreds of years. Turning the bottles into...
    • 7 years ago
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    • karen
      karen I heartily applaud your efforts to help others and share alternative techniques. but I must admit, my biggest excitement is the idea of building my own water cachement system. I've been struggling with a $1 per gallon cachement "ceiling" for years, this is one of the first examples I've seen for... Read more »
      • 7 years ago
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  • Grow Clean Food & Harvest Water in Rural Oaxaca has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 8 years ago
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Project Leader

Carolina Lukac

Outreach and Workshop Coordinator
Naucalpan, Estado de Mexico Mexico

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