Build an environmental training center in Moldova

by 'EcoVisio' Public Association
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Build an environmental training center in Moldova
Build an environmental training center in Moldova
Build an environmental training center in Moldova
Build an environmental training center in Moldova
Build an environmental training center in Moldova
Build an environmental training center in Moldova
Build an environmental training center in Moldova
Build an environmental training center in Moldova
Build an environmental training center in Moldova
Build an environmental training center in Moldova
Build an environmental training center in Moldova
Build an environmental training center in Moldova
Build an environmental training center in Moldova
Build an environmental training center in Moldova
Build an environmental training center in Moldova
Build an environmental training center in Moldova
Build an environmental training center in Moldova

Project Report | Dec 6, 2020
School Garden initiative

By Liliana Botnaru | Project Leader

Planting medicinal herbs for tea +plant protection
Planting medicinal herbs for tea +plant protection

Dear partners,

Current pandemic showed us clearer than ever the importance of health and community resilience. Our School Garden initiative aims at addressing both.

In partnership with the National Environmental Center we’ve turned an abandoned piece of land at the back of the school into a garden. After a series of educational workshops on soil protection, composting, garden planning and nutrition, students designed the school garden and started planting. Rows of currants, blackberries, gooseberries and raspberries filled up the garden. To protect the berries, beneficial companion plants were planted by students, such as thyme, lemon balm, calendula, mint and other. Part of the harvested berries and medicinal plants will be used by the school canteen, another part will be sold to provide additional income to the school.

Through this initiative about 90 students of the local school are learning in practice about organic agriculture, social entrepreneurship and healthy nutrition. Similar initiatives started in 7 other schools around Moldova and in June teachers from those schools came to our village for a practical workshop and exchange of experiences.

We invite you to partner with us in developing this initiative further by securing a drip irrigation system for the garden. Your 10$ donation would buy 50 m. of drip irrigation pipe, 40$ would get a simple pump and 75$ would cover the cost of a one ton water tank for rain water collection.  

This year brought a lot of challenges in each of our lives, but together we can overcome many challenges and build resiliency. Just as small drops of water from drip irrigation nurture the plant during droughts, any contribution will nurture this initiative. Whether you are able to donate or spread a word about this initiative, we’ll sincerely appreciate it!

Designing the garden and planting berries
Designing the garden and planting berries
Mulch protecting from frosts, preserving humidity
Mulch protecting from frosts, preserving humidity
Making compost for future fertilization
Making compost for future fertilization
Sharing practices with teachers from other schools
Sharing practices with teachers from other schools
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Organization Information

'EcoVisio' Public Association

Location: Chisinau - Moldova, Republic of
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Project Leader:
Liliana Botnaru
Chisinau , Moldova, Republic of
$16,478 raised of $19,000 goal
 
336 donations
$2,522 to go
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$10
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Illuminate the Future: Your donation will light up our center with an energy-efficient LED bulb, symbolizing a brighter, greener future and reducing our carbon footprint.
$15
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Seeds of Change: Help us promote sustainability. Your contribution will buy seeds and seedlings, nurturing a thriving organic garden that serves as a living classroom for eco-friendly practices.
$25
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Knowledge is Power: Empower minds with your gift. This donation provides essential books and resources, enriching our library with the wisdom of sustainability and environmental balance.
$50
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Cultivating Community Dreams: Your generous support will fund a local entrepreneur or farmer, turning their sustainable vision into reality, and fostering a greener, more resilient community.
$100
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Building a Sustainable Space: Contribute to the heart of our center. Your donation will help repair and upgrade our facilities, ensuring a welcoming and functional space for learning and growth.
$250
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Energize with Renewables: Be part of Moldovan RE transition. Your contribution towards solar panels or other renewable sources will light our path to energy independence and environmental stewardship.
$500
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Educational Evolution: Your donation is an investment in the future. Help us develop and launch new, innovative programs that will educate and inspire action towards a more sustainable world.
$1,000
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