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The Congo Project
The Congo Project
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Commenced:
01/10/2010
Submitted:
02/11/2011
Last updated:
07/10/2015
Location:
Buyungule Pygmy Community, Kivu Province, CD
Website:
www.congoproject2011.blogspot.com
Climate zone:
Wet/Dry Tropical





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Alexandra Berendt Alice Gray Andrew Cronin Axel Wendt Carly Gillham David Rivera Ospina Del Benson Delphine Drory Erin Katz Faan Rossouw Helder Valente João Gonçalves Kerri Paine Landcraft Permaculture ...... Paul Boundy Lorenzo Di Sandro neil graham Nicolas Netien Paul Tan Pietro De Marinis Sara S'Jegers Sheena Shah Sirma Aylanc Stefanie Albrecht Stephanie Garvin Stephanie (Vetiver) Blennerhassett Tajuddin Ariffin Verity Bachmann Viktor gruber

Introducing... solar ovens, water filter and SODIS!

We built a solar oven made out of cardboard, and showed them hot to purify water through the SODI System. We also showed them how to make a filter with a bucket full of sand, gravel and active carbon

Posted over 9 years ago (2 comments)

PLANTING THE SECOND FIELD WITH SWEET POTATO & CABBAGE

We finished planting the seedlings into the raised beds and planted sweet potato in a field nearby...

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Installing the Rain Water Capturing System

We Installed the gutters to feed the 1000 Lt water tank....

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PLANTING THE SECOND FIELD

We prepared and planted a second field and delivered a water tank...

Posted almost 10 years ago (0 comments)

Raised Beds N' Veggies

Worked for 5 hours building and planting raised beds

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MAKING RAISED BEDS

We built 12 raised beds in one day....we finished exhausted!!

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Germinating Seeds and Capturing Rain Water

We planted 27 seed flats with tomato, cabbage, carrot and onion , made a nursery, and installed a rain capturing system!!

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Making Seed Flats and Rain Harvesting

Today we built seed flats and started a nursery!!

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Field day #1 Making Compost

We taught the Pygmies, how to make a heap of compost...gathered the manure, "brown" and "green" available on site and made two 1m3 piles....

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Meeting the Chiefs and meeting the Pygmies

We Met with the Chief and his comitee, discussed our goals and thei interests, and we then where offered a beautiful welcoming dance!!

Posted almost 10 years ago (1 comments)

Arriving and Setting Goals!!

We arrived to Bukavu!!! We will have meetings with the village chiefs in the next days and set goals...

Posted almost 10 years ago (0 comments)
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