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Permaculture Design Course PDC Plus Feb 2013

Posted by Snehal Trivedi almost 13 years ago

Empowering underprivileged communities towards self sufficient future. "One seed at a time, One house at a time".

Hands on learning while 'creating a useful design' benefiting an underprivileged village community towards sustainable life of Kottakarai transition village.

Bernard Alonso from www.permacultureinterationale.com
Ilumalai co-founder Heal the Soil CSA www.healthesoilcsa.org 

Dates:  2 February 2013 - 23 February 2013 

PDC Plus is a 72hr 'Permaculture Design Certification Course' for beginners. Will be accompanied with a participating 'flying team' of practitioners who already hold permaculture certifications. One-third of all the raised funds will be used towards creating a 'Social Business' involving local villagers, HTS is also giving a year round training of permaculture methods to village families. This training will help them and their community to implement and practice permaculture in their own other villages around them.

Since our first PDC in Jan 2012, this communities have already started enjoying nutritious home grown food and will have possibility of earning extra income by selling their produce in local markets. With the money raised, we are now developing a home based manufacturing unit to produce eco friendly products from 'Banana Fibers', village women will be trained and supported by HTS from production to marketing, It will be a coop business model.

This 18-day course will consist of a broad range of topics applicable to life anywhere on the planet, at the same time catering to the specific needs of the participating students.

Classic 72hrs PDC Curriculum

Plus introduction to:
- Bio-dynamics
- Local Buildings
- Regional Art and Craft
- Medicinal Plants
- Waste Management
- Social Business
- Community Gardens
- Terra Cota Potteries
- Indian Cookery
- Documentaries
- Idea Pool
- Guest Speakers


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PDC Plus
Type: Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course
Teacher: Bernard Alonso
Location: South India
Date: Feb 2012

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