Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos
Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos
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Commenced:
01/04/2013
Submitted:
29/11/2013
Last updated:
07/10/2015
Location:
Miacatlan, Miacatlan, Morelos, MX
Phone:
503-288-0694
Website:
www.nph.org
Climate zone:
Sub tropical





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Nuestros Pequeños Hermanos

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Rural, Community, School Projects, Educational

Project Summary

A 50+ year old orphanage institution is dedicated to sustainable practices and one of their missions is to be as self-sustaining as possible.

Project Description

NPH has grown from a single orphanage-style institution to an international organization with 8 houses in Mexico and Latin American countries.  The first and largest of these homes is located in the land of eternal Spring, Miacatlan, Mexico.

With over 450 children being raised, the idea of sustainability can be daunting.  One of the goals of the founder was to be as self-sufficient as possible.  As an institution, it can be extremely difficult to fight the international food market forces and the drive towards more, sweeter, faster.....

The farm at NPH Miacatlan is looking for assistance in becoming more sustainable and involving the children at all ages in the process.  From including permaculture and sustainability in the classroom, to getting the kids out on the grounds to propagate, build and learn themselves to become self-sufficient, NPH is a perfect place to build a permaculture institute!

We have completed the land assessment as of the end of November and are working on design plans for the institution with all it's particular challenges.  If you want to become involved, please contact our design team directly at [email protected] and we can discuss how.

Stay tuned for photos, video, etc in the coming months!

 

 

 

Updates

New Reservoirs Dug!!!

Next steps for NPH Water retention

Posted over 3 years ago (0 comments)

Fundraising and Information Video

This is a fundraising video on an new education crowdfunding site.

Posted over 3 years ago (0 comments)

Design Team Formed!

We have a solid design team working towards the goals that NPH has laid out for themselves.

Posted over 3 years ago (0 comments)
Courses Taught Here!
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Administrators
Angela Goldsmith - Admin
Team Members
Anne Phillip - Garden Manager 2015 season Claudia Dickmann - Garden Manager 2015 season

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