Help Artists w/disABILITY Fight Animal Extinction

by Special Families Saint Julie Billiart (Familias Especiales Santa Julia Billiart)
Help Artists w/disABILITY Fight Animal Extinction
Help Artists w/disABILITY Fight Animal Extinction
Help Artists w/disABILITY Fight Animal Extinction
Help Artists w/disABILITY Fight Animal Extinction
Help Artists w/disABILITY Fight Animal Extinction
Help Artists w/disABILITY Fight Animal Extinction
Help Artists w/disABILITY Fight Animal Extinction
Help Artists w/disABILITY Fight Animal Extinction
Help Artists w/disABILITY Fight Animal Extinction
Help Artists w/disABILITY Fight Animal Extinction
Help Artists w/disABILITY Fight Animal Extinction
Help Artists w/disABILITY Fight Animal Extinction
Help Artists w/disABILITY Fight Animal Extinction
Help Artists w/disABILITY Fight Animal Extinction
Help Artists w/disABILITY Fight Animal Extinction
Help Artists w/disABILITY Fight Animal Extinction

Summary

There are hundreds of animals that are in danger of extinction in Nicaragua, losing their habitats to development. Artists w/ disABIITY are telling the stories of these endangered birds, tigers, turtles, dolphins & other animals to the public. Many Nicaraguan favorite animals are on the Endagered List: Tucans, Jaquars, turtles,butterflies. With recycled art, an educational/art fair & a school drawing contest in Matagalpa in Nov 2019 they are fighting animal extinction, before it is too late.

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$1,545
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Challenge

In Nicaragua the natural habitats for a wide variety of animals are being destroyed & putting animals on a list for extinction. Most people are not aware of this but artists w/disability in Familias Especiales have researched this issue & want to use art to bring these animals to the attention of the public. They are planning an art fair: Animals in Danger of Extinction plus a drawing contest in schools in Matagalpa. Their art reflects the real beauty and need for these animals to be saved.

Solution

By doing an Art Fair Animals in Danger more people will be aware of the problem. In the art drawing contest most young people will be motivated to find out more information about their favorite animals. They will become part of the solution for an alternative for these animals. By drawing these animals, we are making sure that nobody forgets them. The Fair will present different ideas on how people can get involved. Awareness will bring about change and maybe these animals will survive.

Long-Term Impact

The more people who are made aware of the problem the more likely that a solution can come about. The biggest problem is the loss of habitats to development. This fair will help those animals cry out and as children draw their favorite animals they will be aware that this animal may not exist in the future. They are keeping this issue in the public debate to find alternatives for these animals to continue to live alongside the Nicaraguans and the whole world benefits.

Resources

https:/​/​www.familiasespeciales.org
Project Leader:
rebecca trujillo
Matagalpa, Matagalpa Nicaragua
$455 raised of $2,000 goal
 
15 donations
$1,545 to go
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