Sustainable Coastal Communities and Ecosystems

by Coastal Resource Center (CRC)

Summary

The International Volunteer Project is part of the SUCCESS Program which focuses on improving the well-being of coastal people and communities in Ecuador, Nicaragua and Tanzania.
$490
total raised
9
donors
0
monthly donors
9
years active

Challenge

In many coastal developing countries, populations are dense along the coast and people depend on their marine resources for both food and livelihoods. Increases in coastal populations result in diminished quality and quantity of the resources and a diminished quality of life for coastal residents. SUCCESS volunteers will work with coastal communities in Tanzania to offer options for identifying alternative livelihoods and conserving their existing marine resources.

Solution

1. Extension services to local communities 2. Training of coastal managers, governments officials and others to serve as extension agents and reach more people 3. Training in business practices 4. Guidance on alternate livelihoods

Long-Term Impact

Simple, low-cost technical skills and know-how in alternative income generating livelihoods are assisting poor remote coastal communities which otherwise would not receive such assistance.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

http:/​/​www.crc.uri.edu

Organization Information

Coastal Resource Center (CRC)

Location: Narragansett, Rhode Island - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.crc.uri.edu
Coastal Resource Center (CRC)
Project Leader:
Kimberly Kaine
Global Program Coordinator
Narragansett, Rhode Island United States

Funded Project!

Thanks to 9 donors like you, a total of $490 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.
   

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