“I will be a Hummingbird. I will do the best I can!”
Nobel Laureate -Wangari Maathai
Whether Internationally or locally, education about the Living Soil and Organic methods of Regeneration is one of The Hummingbird Project’s core activities. In 2012, with your support of our Living Soil Saves Lives campaign, we...
Biogas is a clean renewable source of cooking fuel that can be generated from leftover organic matter. Currently, over 90% of East Africans and 77% of rural Indians use wood or charcoal as fuel to cook their daily meals, resulting in a...
The Hummingbird Project is planning a return to East Africa to support existing projects and create new collaborations. The Hummingbird Project is currently fundraising to support Grassroot’s Uganda’s water well project. Our previous work...
Farmer suicides claimed the lives of at least 17,368 Indian farmers in 2009, according to data of the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB). Since 1997 it is estimated that between 125,000-200,000 farmers have taken their own life. While the numbers are debatable the cause is not. Genetically Modified seeds, costly pesticides and high water requirements have placed all farmers just one failed crop away from economic ruin.
The Hummingbird Project is working with Dr. Vandana Shiva and her organization, Navdanya, to bring the techniques of the soil food web to the already existing Farmer Training Programs. Our collaboration with Navdanya, along with several other Indian NGOs, has allowed us to personally train over a 1000 farmers, trainers, students and government officials about organic farming methods in 6 different states across India.
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Our fundraising initiative Living Soil Saves Lives! campaign on www.WeTheTrees.com was successful!
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