The Slim Buttes Agricultural Development Project at Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota provides seeds, tools, soil preparation and garden support so that Oglala Lakota families can augment their diets with fresh organic produce.
The rural Maya and Garifuna people of Belize’s Toledo District rely to a great extent on subsistence slash and burn style agriculture focused on three major crops – corn, rice, and beans. This type of traditional agricultural practice uses 5-7 times the land space as sedentary agriculture. As the district’s population grows, it exerts increasing pressure […]
Plenty Belize provides educational and technical support to primary schools, women’s groups, and community efforts to reduce poverty, produce food, clean energy and water, and protect the environment.
Through Karen’s Soy Nutrition Program (KSNP) at the Guatemala City waste dumpsite, Plenty works with local residents to increase the quality nutrient intake of undernourished children, improve parents’ understanding and ability to address family nutrition needs, and expand local employment opportunities.
Books To Kids provides free, quality books to children with limited access to books of their own in Gulf Coast communities, Tennessee, Kentucky and Appalachia.
Kids To The Country on The Farm in Summertown, Tennessee offers inner-city kids a chance to explore nature, creativity, and learn conflict resolution skills away from urban strife.
Since 2006 Books To Kids has given away over 1205000 children’s books along the Gulf Coast, in Appalachia and Nashville, Tennessee. Books To Kids thanks Target, the Posel Foundation, the Philip R. Jonsson Foundation, the PeyBack Foundation, Kevin Curley, and Marian Collette. More in 2013 Fall/Winter BulletinKIds To The Country Guatemala Karen’s Soy Nutrition Program, […]