Revive Altai cultural/environmental sustainability

 
$16,893
$13,107
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Remaining
Feb 28, 2011

Siberian winter is a time for preparation

schematic of Tyungur cultural center
schematic of Tyungur cultural center

With average temperatures of -30C. at this time of year, we can hardly wait for next summer! With donations made during the winter, village volunteers will continue with the construction of the cultural center in Tyungur Village that will not only provide training in sustainable livelihoods to indigenous villagers from all over Altai, but it will also accommodate and inform the large numbers of tourists that trek from Tyungur to sacred Mt. Belukha every summer -- enriching the tourists' experience while incubating village businesses.

We are so grateful for your support with this project, which is well leveraged to enable the Altai people to recover their traditional livelihoods, which were forbidden during the Communist era.

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Organization

Altai Mir University

Shoreline, WA, United States
http://www.AltaiMir.org

Project Leader

Carol Hiltner

Founder
Shoreline, Washington United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Revive Altai cultural/environmental sustainability