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Sowing seeds of ecological education

by Corporacion Superarse
Sowing seeds of ecological education
Sowing seeds of ecological education
Sowing seeds of ecological education
Sowing seeds of ecological education
Sowing seeds of ecological education
Sowing seeds of ecological education
Sowing seeds of ecological education
Sowing seeds of ecological education
Sowing seeds of ecological education
Sowing seeds of ecological education
Sowing seeds of ecological education
Sowing seeds of ecological education
Sowing seeds of ecological education
Sowing seeds of ecological education
Sowing seeds of ecological education
Sowing seeds of ecological education
Sowing seeds of ecological education
Sowing seeds of ecological education
Sowing seeds of ecological education
Sowing seeds of ecological education
Sowing seeds of ecological education
Sowing seeds of ecological education
Sowing seeds of ecological education
Sowing seeds of ecological education

Summary

This project works with children and young people living in poverty, abuse or disability, in experiences of urban cultivation of vegetables and fish in small areas, through an aquaponic system and the design of domestic crops and gardens of edible essential plants- medicinal and energy, recycling and others, that arise from the need to have spaces full of life and learn to take advantage of the benefits of plants and fish. Looking to have food crops in their homes without spending money.

$5,000
total goal
$4,950
remaining
2
donors
0
monthly donors
1
year

Challenge

Many low-income families live in densely populated areas, with no space to plant, without education, without work and without money. For them it is increasingly difficult to get their food. By teaching them to grow in small spaces, they can generate their own food and perhaps create a system to earn an income. Learning also issues of environmental conservation through recycling.

Solution

*Experiential and educational experience to recover the link with nature, through home-grown urban farming. *Harvest foods grown by themselves, always fresh, without having to buy them. *Obtain organic and therapeutic products. *Give life to spaces. *Get additional income, having food, fish or plants to sell.

Long-Term Impact

This project teaches with a participate, experiential and reflective methodology with activities of sowing, recycling, conservation of the environment. For every child or young person who learns to cultivate products in their own home, a complete family can benefit. Currently, sowing and harvesting courses are given to 200 children, young people and adults per month.

Resources

http:/​/​www.corporacionsuperarse.org
Orchard - Corporacion Superarse

Organization Information

Corporacion Superarse

Location: Medellin, Antioquia - Colombia
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @corsuperarse
Project Leader:
Ana Lucia Palacio
Executive director
Medellin, Antioquia Colombia
$50 raised of $5,000 goal
 
2 donations
$4,950 to go
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