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A group of women in rural Zimbabwe
#Africa #Women #Youth

Shangwe village well project

« We are the custodians of our natural resources ». A citizens’ movement is responding to local challenges. In the village of Shangwe in Zimbabwe, drilling a well is an opportunity to engage the community.

Poder y Luz equips Guatemalan schools with solar facilities
#Women #Youth

Poder y luz maya

Through local business development, the NGO Poder y Luz Maya brings energy-efficient solutions to underserved communities in Guatemala.

Young people jumping into the ocean in Martinique
#Women #Youth

Nage avec ta mer

Raise awareness of the environment through learning to swim. This is the original idea of Coralie Balmy in Martinique.

Farmers watering plants in Guinea
#Africa #Women #Youth

One birthday one tree or a tree for one birthday

How to encourage local populations to plant trees to restore forests in Guinea and Senegal? The NGO ACOREC has launched a citizen challenge: #anniversaire_un _arbre ! (One birthday one tree)

An outdoor learning session about the environment
#Women #Youth

Advocacy and Water Protection in Native California Curriculum

How can environmental issues be addressed in California if native people are ignored? The Advocacy and Water Protection in Native California program aims to make their voices heard through education reform.

The Ocean Purpose Team turning plastic waste into fuel and hydrogen
#Women #Youth

Ocean Purpose Project

What if we turned waste into fuel? An Indonesian social enterprise has created a unit to transform plastic into hydrogen.

Inhabitants drink from a solar-powered water kiosk
#Africa #Women #Youth

Project Maji

The Maji project was designed to provide sustainable access to clean water in Africa.  An innovative model, in its design and management, of a solar powered water kiosk.

A woman teaches a girl a traditional threshing method
#Women #Youth

Food Sovereignty based on Traditional Knowledge and Participatory Methods

In India, the Food Sovereignty based on Traditional Knowledge and Participatory Methods project provides a forum to Adivasi Youth to find solutions within.

River Cleanup pillars – Clean, Educate, Transform
#Africa #Women #Youth

River Cleanup

It all started in 2017 with a challenge to pick up trash for only 10 minutes! Since then, the River Warriors have created a model that combines people and technology. Their Ripple Model is an approach that can be easily duplicated and used in different countries or regions.

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