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What Sustainable Development Really Looks Like

Posted by on Dec 9, 2014 in India, Regions | Comments Off on What Sustainable Development Really Looks Like

As THP prepares to return to rural Champa, Chhattisgarh for our third year, we wanted to share some background and successes to date.   We met our partner, Mr. Baswaraj, when he and 3 of his team members came to Navdanya in 2011 for a farmer training program. We were able to present on the ‘living soil’ to his group and soon after he invited us to Champa to share the information with his farmers’ groups. Baswaraj works for Champa Mission Hospital. After years of having desperate farmers admitted for pesticide poisoning (attempted suicide), they crafted a program to help the farmers in the community before they reached the hospital gates. He and his staff...

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Sustainable Schools Kenya

Posted by on Nov 17, 2014 in Kenya, Regions | Comments Off on Sustainable Schools Kenya

Our Sustainable Schools Initiative in Kenya provides education and infrastructure to schools, allowing students and communities to become working models for sustainability. By implementing experiential learning, students become aware of the role they play in relation to their food, water, energy and ultimately, the ecology of their region. We piloted this program at Daraja Academy and are excited to continue this project at two more schools during our next trip. Those of you who are familiar with origin story of The Hummingbird Project know that Daraja Academy in Kenya is the fertile ground from which THP grew. Volunteering there in 2010 led to projects in Uganda,...

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Disha Mehta

Posted by on Feb 2, 2014 in The Hummingbird Project | Comments Off on Disha Mehta

Disha

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Surabhi Agarwal

Posted by on Feb 2, 2014 in The Hummingbird Project | Comments Off on Surabhi Agarwal

Surabhi is amazing!  

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Stefan Ortiz

Posted by on Feb 2, 2014 in The Hummingbird Project | Comments Off on Stefan Ortiz

Stefan is a bad-ass dude who takes sweet pics.

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