Village Earth

Village Earth helps reconnect communities to the resources that promote human well-being by enhancing social and political empowerment, community self-reliance and self-determination. We do this by strengthening intermediate and grassroots organizations through fiscal sponsorship, networking, training, research and advocacy.
Fund for sponsorship of Autistic children in Nepal
SSDRC works for the children with Autism. It helps them with studies and rehabilitates them. Sponsoring one child with autism will help to enroll them in SSDRC which provides special treatments and therapies for the development of Autistic child.
Provide 5 Microfinance Loans for Cambodians
This project will help the poor Cambodians villagers to be able to start or expand their microbusinesses in order to improve their quality of living by growing their businesses with that money and also educating them about using microfinance and also providing them life skills on budgeting, child protection and the important of education. This will then our villagers have self-confidently to move out of poverty.
Grow & Store Food ~ Food Sovereignty Initiative
This project benefits members of the Oglala Lakota living on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. We are growing and storing food in an area declared a "food desert" by the USDA. We will be growing and planting perennial foods as well as preserving and storing both cultivated and wild foods in a traditional cache thus contributing to the preservation and revitalization of traditional Lakota food eating.
Provide language classes for 35 Cambodian children
This project will teach Khmer (the native language of Cambodia) to children who struggle at public school in Siem Reap, Cambodia. As a result, they are more likely to stay in school, gaining education and eventually moving out of poverty.
Interethic School for Conflict Management
This project supports an Inter-ethnic School for Conflict Resolution run by the Jenzera collective. The school constitutes a meeting place for leaders from different communities in Colombia to problem-solve and learn about current legislation, history, and conflict resolution. We also support agro-ecology activities in the Naya River, and have an active research and publication agenda.
Provide Democracy Leadership Training
This Project will develop the well being of citizens of District Two, Grand Bassa County by training 25 Local Government Representatives (LGR) to effective leadership and advocacy. The workshop will highlight the values and principles of effective leadership and advocacy, their practices, and with emphasis on developing skills for group facilitation, public speaking and community mobilization. They will then be asked to initiate a project they are passionate about in their community.
University Scholarships for Cambodian Students
EYC's scholarship program helps young people to further their education in the face of poverty. One student named Chanta Bunthon has a dream to become a civil engineer and help to rebuild Cambodia. His mother died when he was young and his father works hard to support his family, but is unable to contribute to his son's dream. Bunthon has been accepted to university to study engineering, but $400 is what stands between him and starting his degree. There are 12 other students with the same issue.
Training and Support for Grassroots Organizations
Village Earth seeks to transform the traditional aid system from one driven by donors and implemented by foreign NGO's to a system driven by the needs and desires of local people and implemented by their own organizations. We accomplish this by strengthening intermediate and grassroots organizations through networking, training, research and advocacy. project reportread updates from the field
Help Build a School for 400 Children in Gambia
The community of Jalambang, located in West Coast Region of The Gambia, has about 350 to 400 households with an estimated population of about five thousand to six thousand people. Currently, the children of Jalambang have to travel 6 kilometers each day to Brikama to attain school. Because of the danger, many parents keep their children at home. This project will help establish a school in Jalamba, ensuring the education of our youth and expanding livelihood options for parents. project reportread updates from the field
Reclaim land for buffalo and Lakota lifeways
Knife Chief Buffalo Nation, a grassroots project on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, South Dakota, works to reclaim 1800 acres of ancestral lands for restoring buffalo, and Lakota culture and lifeways. project reportread updates from the field

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