To create awareness& economic incentive for deaf farmers to protect and preserve trees for long-term benefits for themselves,& to the community & to put a solution in saving trees from destruction.
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
Poverty, and less knowledge of trees importance to biodiversity has led deaf farmers to rely on trees as the ONLY sources of livelihood.Few trees means less rain,less oxygen for themselves and community to breathe and an increase threat from global warming.This project seeks to educate & encourage deaf farmers on alternative sources of livelihood that would provide incentives to plans&protect trees, to have a long-term benefit to thousand poor deaf farmers, the economy and environment .
How will this project solve this problem?
-Education about trees to biodiversity,effective methods of agricultural practice,provide alternative source of energy such as kerosene/fuel efficient stoves for cooking and heating,encourage use of wastes to feed livestock, entrepreneurship training
Potential Long Term Impact
Eradication of hunger and poverty and unemployment,& environmental degradation. The poor deaf farmers are assured sustainable agriculture with life necessities and improved ecological benefits that sustain the health and well-being of communities
This project has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.