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Cornelia Wanda Hubert de Kalbermatten
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Urban, Community, School Projects, Demonstration, Educational

Project Summary

Mariposa, an innovative non-profit organisation based in Glasgow, inspires and supports people to help themselves across the globe by creating edible community gardens. Mariposa supports urban communities by providing and sharing knowledge of sustainable living designs while encouraging individuals, families and communities to strive towards a sustainable lifestyle rather than rely on short-term solutions or temporary aid.

Project Description

Mariposa is the Spanish word for ‘butterfly’.  This name was symbolically chosen to represent change. Transforming itself from the hungry caterpillar to the stunning butterfly  it delicately dances the dance of life, moves elegantly with the times, changes and progresses as nature intends, all the while bringing joy and awe to everything it touches. Just like the caterpillar we can transform ourselves and the land around us into  healthy, nourishing and flourishing  environments. This is what Mariposa aims to do. So far we have been working in our home city. Teaching children and youths the benefits of 'Earth Care, People Care and Fair Share'

Mariposa is a registered Scottish charity SC041494.


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