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Posted by Andy Homer over 10 years ago

Setbacks are being turned into lessons.

We've had a lot of setbacks but all setbacks can be lessons. To go ahead with the project without compromising the permaculture principles is turning out to be impossible using conventional NGO methods. This is where http://directsponsor.org comes in. People will directly sponsor individual families on the ground to convert to permaculture and plant thier land in a way that will push back the desert. 

As there is little in the way of infrastructure where we want to start the saharaforest project it would be difficult to start a new system up in such a place, so we have a pilot project in Kenya where there is already a teacher and PRI Center. Once this pilot porject is up and running it will enable us to attract sponsors for a similar project in Morocco. 

It's worth taking a little longer to build the foundations of a system that will not only reverse desertification but give the people doing the work freedom to live in abundance. The direct sponsor system itself will be open for anyone to use. 

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Alexander Duncan
Alexander Duncan : Awesome, if you need an A-team... I'll totally be your digger and demolition man :) Luck
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