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Fincas Buenas
Fincas Buenas
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San Marcos La Laguna, GT
Climate zone:
Wet/Dry Tropical

Arja Hendrikx Eric Brylle Haley Calderwood
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Fincas Buenas

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Urban, Rural, Community, School Projects, Educational

Project Summary

Fincas Buenas is an international for benefit organisation, with the goal of global food and water sustainability through various permaculture practises in both urban and rural environments.

Project Description

Our mission at Fincas Buenas is to raise fundig and resources for large and small scale community permaculture projects, along with the promotion of permaculture education in private and public sectors. Down here in San Marcos La Laguna, Solola, Guatemala, we have learned that in order to eliminate illiteracy and poverty, it takes a multi-faceted approach. Our project consists of providing snacks to kids in the primary school to help fill their stomachs to pay attention in class, constructing verticals gardens in people's homes out of recycled materials in order to produce more food in less space, offering a scholarship to attend job-training schools for teens (only one right now, but we'd like to offer another) and paying local workers fair wages to work directly in the improvement and enrichment of their respective communities. Please contact us through our official website! This will be the quickest way we can get back to you!


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