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Provide Vegetable Gardens for Families in Brazil

 
$3,171
$56,829
Raised
Remaining

Summary

Irrigated vegetable gardens are provided for Brazilian rural families. As a result they have food, work and better habitat and environmental conditions.We provide tree nurseries and green houses.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

The Rainforest was exploited with methods that led to severe soil, water and landscape degradation, causing rural poverty and migration to cities. This project was created with the purpose of donating Irrigated Organic Vegetable Gardens, Tree Nurseries and Greenhouses for poor farmers and Land Reform settlers and people wanting and needing to improve and ameliorate their life standards and quality. We seek to establish them as organic farmers and agroforestry producers and home entrepreneurs.

How will this project solve this problem?

An irrigated vegetable garden area is established to produce food and goods for the market. A central water reservoir is also created which makes it possible to grow produce. Trees are planted to provide food, shade and protect soil from the sun.

Potential Long Term Impact

The donation of the gardens makes it possible to create a "Small Family Oasis" where families or associated workers can live all year round, planting their food, producing goods for the market, with jobs and occupation.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $3,171

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $3,171 .  The original project funding goal was $60,000.

Additional Documentation

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

Funded

Thanks to 63 donors like you, a total of $3,171 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. 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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Organization

Project Leader

Roberto Lamego

Technical director
Valença, Rio de Janeiro Brazil

Where is this project located?

Map of Provide Vegetable Gardens for Families in Brazil
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