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Diamante Bridge Collective
Diamante Bridge Collective
The Diamante Bridge Collective (DBC) is a network of land stewards, individuals, organizations and communities located primarily within the Diamante Valley of Costa Rica, expanding to include those from the greater Southern Zone of Costa Rica, and those abroad.The DBC functions as a hub of many physical nodes, connected via global networks of shared vision and mission with the goal of restoring, preserving and consciously stewarding surrounding lands and watersheds while living harmoniously within them in alignment with our planetary values.We work together to create collective foundational agreements and a local regenerative economy that includes digital currencies for the transparent and accountable recordkeeping of our exchanges.We are building bridges between individuals, communities and organizations, local and global cultures, property owners and skilled service providers in the Southern Zone of Costa Rica who are committed to working together long term to care for our bioregion, our neighbors, and ourselves. We also serve as a bridge, and an entry portal, for individuals looking to exit the industrial consumerist lifestyle, and return to regenerative practices and community living. Operating as a diverse network, we are in a unique position to be able to direct and connect individuals to communities which will best suit their needs, interests and passions.We value the transcendence of the old model of land “ownership”, choosing instead to “steward” lands. We are in the process of creating a legal foundation for the securing of land into trust or conservation, for the benefit of future generations.We embody the ethics and principles of permaculture in our personal and communal lives, whilst supporting and inspiring one another with honesty, clarity and authentic communication. We value family and community life, seeking to create village settlements that nurture optimal human development by most effortlessly meeting everyone's needs.We value open-sourced platforms of information storage so that our story may serve as a model to be shared with other collectives and put into action. Our governance model is Sociocracy, valuing the diversity of perspectives within our collective and ensuring space for all voices during decision making processes.DBC Education and culture sharing includes:Facilitating the Living Permaculture Mentorship Program, offering skill sets in Syntropic Agroforestry, Social Permaculture, Holistic Wellness, Permaculture Design Certificates, and Growing and Preserving Food (Campaign can be found by copy and pasting this link: https://trace.giveth.io/campaign/living-permaculture-mentorship-program)Hosting and collaborating on culture exchange and skill share eventsSupporting the rebirth of balanced Earth-People cultures through Visionary storytelling and integrated Indigenous ancestral wisdom Offering scholarships for youth leaders from economically disadvantaged communities.Creating multicultural and multilingual learning environments. Current Members within the DBCDiamante Luz Centre for Regenerative LivingH.O.M.E. (Heaven On Mother Earth) FarmLa Luz del BosquePerma VidaAbundant Eden Center Botanical EARTHEART Living Permaculture Mentorship ProgramFinca MorphoFinca La PazFree The FoodKapi KapiDon Marcelino & the Bri Bri Indigenous Nation of Costa RicaVisionWe envision an interdependent network of healthy autonomous communities cultivating and nurturing a planetary paradise where everyone's needs are met and the prosperity of Earth is endowed to future generations.  MissionWe are inspiring planetary transformation by embodying regenerative lifestyles. We are generating experiential learning tools, skills, and capacities for the flourishing of personal, spiritual and environmental relationships.We are co-creating collective agreements for self-governance, economic exchange, resource sharing and common-land stewardship.We are facilitating the just redistribution of resources and power toward restoration of ecological wellness and social equity. We have adopted the Findhorn Values of:Spiritual PracticeServicePersonal GrowthIntegrityRespect OthersDirect Communication ReflectionFeedbackNon-violencePerspectiveCooperationPeace-keepingAgreementsCommitmentMuch Love - DBC / APDC
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Free The Food
Ara Diamante Family
We are growing food for everyone ! We plant street-sides and public spaces with fruit trees, berries, edible greens, flowers, medicinal plants and many other useful plants.We imagine a world where we can pick fruits and greens everywhere we go, and feel welcome to do so ! We want to restore this feeling that we are at home, in the garden of Eden, enjoying abundance and also doing our part.Street-sides, communal salons, around soccer fields, schools and community gardens… They are so many opportunities for us to plant food accessible to all ! We wish to inspire and empower other communities all around the world to free the food with us !We are following principles of Permaculture and particularly Syntropic Farming : A really intelligent way to reforest the planet, recover soils and biodiversity while feeding us at the same time !Watch this Video to learn more about Syntropic Farming:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gSPNRu4ZPvESo far we’ve started a community garden and planted 5 street-sides including 1 communal salon. Already there are more street-sides ready and waiting to be planted..We are super inspired to share what we are doing with the world ! Every time we go planting, we take pictures and videos and use that to create educational content, each time there is so much to learn ! We use a Telegram group to write a review after each Action. We explaining what we did, what we need to do next, we share knowledge and practical techniques and tips. Join us on Telegram :https://t.me/freethefoodYou can also find us on Instagram : freethefood.crAll of what we do is funded by donations of money and time from volunteers. We ask for donations to buy plants, tools and materials and to pay for transportation and maintenance work. We provide 100% transparency with donation allocation and use of funds. Thank you for your contributions to help heal soil, sequester carbon, and grow the decentralized food movement! You help us Free The Food !
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Grassroots Economics Community Currency
Will Ruddick
Grassroots Economicsseeks to connect people to their own abundance by supporting them in creating their own Community Inclusion Currencies - which are blockchain based Vouchers backed by the goods and services of community groups in vulnerable communities in Kenya and growing to other countries.Our vision is of communities creating their own medium of exchange linked to local values and connected to other communities creating an emergent, healthy and decentralized economic system. Our work is also anchored in Syntropic Agroforestry as the basis for local economies and sustainable food production.We need help in testing, developing, integrating and maintaining open source software and documentation Please join us on our team and help us fund this really important work!Besides software development and support, we train organizations and communities around the world how to design, start and maintain community currencies - Your support also helps support new communities to develop their own programs.Contact us at info@grassecon.org
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Diamante Luz
Diamante Luz is a space for integrated collaboration and cooperation with nature. Our residents, neighbors, and visitors have been drawn to the area in order to co-create a space for living and working in balance with all of our relations.As the first node of the Diamante Bridge Collective, we are passionate about the integration of permaculture and shared common land-based resources.We offer learning environments for ecological wellness and restoration so all ages can share knowledge and connect with the wisdom of this place.We provide spaces for things such as:Cultural centers for artisansProcessing kitchens for medicinal and food preparationsSyntropic food forests for food security Mentoring those passionate about becoming leaders of local food movements Environmentally responsible regenerative businessesAll whilst offering the space for personal development through community interaction.We are an evolving eco-village of nomadic co-creators at the beginning stages of development with many opportunities for regenerative investment for the benefit of future generations. The land itself has drawn us in with two majestic waterfalls of dramatically different characters, a spring that is in need of replenishment through reforestation efforts, and a three hectare section of land that we have set aside as protected forest and waterways. Much of our work takes place in transforming the ten hectares of pasture into a thriving live/work community with opportunities for collective and personal land stewardship. We are inspired to share our passions for clean water, healthy soil, clean air, and beautiful sustainable structures.Our beautiful onsite waterfall, who we lovingly call Abuela. Cleaning our waterways, and keeping them clean, is a core project within our collective. A snapshot from a cultural exchange event, held at Diamante Luz, with respected local Indigenous Elders. We shared food, gifts, stories, values and intentions. We continue to nurture these relationships in honor of our Indigenous wisdom keepers and for continued collaboration. 8th July 2021.The structure which houses the heart of our community - the sacred fire, the kitchen, and the gathering and sharing space. Currently our most solid structure on the land, and built with our own loving hands, and the help of many volunteers. So much takes place in this simple beautiful structure!Diamante Luz family sharing wholesome plant-based food at a community lunch. All the greens for our amazing salads come from the land!Our master Syntropic Permaculturist Travis Britzke out in the field, sharing his knowledge. We have planted more than 1000 plants and trees in the last 2 years at Diamante Luz. We are aiming for food sovereignty and food security! Our soils are rich for planting a wide biodiversity of edible species. We also share our knowledge of permaculture and planting through educational pursuits such as public Plant Walks, a Mentorship Program, and during our regular weekly Hands on the Land events. This is Travis teaching Syntropic farming in a Plant Walk in July 2021, at Diamante Luz.Wendy Planting a Syntropic Line!Diamante Luz Plant Nursery. Providing plants for our food forests, plus a regenerative enterprise that we can share, sell & trade with our neighbors, and other communities in the valley. Still in it's early stages and a current Trace on trace.giveth.io! Check it out here: https://trace.giveth.io/trace/plant-nursery-expansion;We value highly the sharing of our knowledge with the youth! Empowering those will become the stewards of our lands and our communities, in times to come. The youth, who are the key to positive transformation on our planet. We hold Sociocratic community meetings every Monday at Diamante Luz, upholding transparency in our decision making process and providing updates about the various aspects of our growing project! Each meeting starts with a "check-in", giving each person a chance to share with the group how they are feeling and what might be going on, on a personal level. This is part of how we look after each other, connect from the heart, and keep the communication channels open as we continue to build this new way of living together... a model we are constantly defining and creating as it unfolds before us. We value art, music, creativity and play! Seanny Ray on the accordion! Music with a view!Maps of our lands in progress. Diamante Luz is nestled inside the stunningly beautiful, rich and green Diamante Valley. Our beloved river flowing from Abuela.
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Bloom Network
Bloom Network
What? Bloom Network is an international community of people and projects creating and nurturing regenerative cultures to permanence. Local Bloom hubs around the world grow participation in practices such as food security, local economies, celebrations of diversity, and art as cultural transformation. http://www.bloomnetwork.org Where and Who?There are 16 local Blooms in 7 countries on 4 continents, and we estimate there are approximately 30,000 people involved on the ground. Our participants include farmers, creatives, Indigenous leaders, and professionals who are working together in coalitions. Why?Why are we doing this? There are tens of thousands of initiatives solving major social and environmental problems, who are excluded from mainstream media and institutional finance because the way they work is naturally collaborative and polycentric. Now that Web3 is useable enough by a non-technical audience, we will implement a membership model to support grassroots organizing on an ongoing basis.MilestonesYour contributions to this project will go toward these milestones:+ Complete a "Regenerative Actions Ticker" on our homepage, to document and reward actions like planting food forests, hosting a CryptoParty, or teaching a class on restorative justice.+ Launch our "Call to Bloom" to help 100+ local Blooms get started as centers of regenerative action in their cities.+ Implement MyMeta, a profile system on Ceramic built by our friends at MetaGame, for an open, portable profiles system that can work across different websites. + Code DAO templates that local Bloom chapters can use to fund the coordination labor of actions such as regional food security, policy development, mutual aid, and startups that generate ongoing financial stability.
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Parfait Mugisha
Perfect Village Communities " PVC Burundi" it is a social enterprise, created and based in rural community in Burundi, with the vision to improve the living conditions for vulnerable community through agro- ecological activitie, while promoting permaculture.Burundi have out of 58% of children with malnutrition in some Rural localities, 95% of community live for agriculture, and livestock activities, unfortunately any family can produce the food to feed his family the following 1 month, in additional to lack of basically resources such food, people challenged by the non access the healthcare services, malmution, each, in rural minileu, on average 3% of cultivable land is lost due to soil degradation, fertile soil is washed away with rainwater because cultivable areas are denuded.. PVC Burundi working on these issues by teaching the communities the regenerative agriculture, soil regeneration, manure producing process, we organize the people in cooperatives and we grow food, we plant trees, we generate revenues in small agri/environmentbusiness, the income is using to cofinance the health system and educational systems.Our main object is to create the villages where environment is protected, where communities cultivating and glowing food, where communities have the access to the health care access, in our stroga we are creating the healthy planet for the healthy community espevially in ryral areas of Burundi. Each year, we organize the tree planting campaigns, where we produce ,grow, and distributing but also planting in different localities in public land, community Land, ..., those activities are attached with community sensitizing on different techniques in environment, land, soil management and regenerative agriculture.we still leading the Communities lo creaate a sustaible communities, where community working care for themserves, but also to care the planet.That is why we would like you to support our project by donating, to help the more vurnerable communities.Thank you for your donations.
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Cannabis Genome DAO
Elijah Spina
Overview: Building an on-chain contribution based community to incentivize participation in open-source cannabis research.Why Cannabis Genome DAO?We believe all cannabis is medicine and therefore the genetic data useful for breeding and development of new therapeutic applications should be incentivized to be available for public use.What Are We Doing?We’re building a community organized around a regenerative crypto-economic system designed to align incentives between public and private interests related to scientific cannabis research. Our plan to do this is by using a combination of well-known tools to track and reward contributions of individuals toward collectively agreed-upon goals. Our first products will be a community owned open-source data marketplace, open-access publishing server and decentralized seed bank.How Are We Accomplishing This?Platforms like SourceCred, Coordinape and DeWork can allow us to track the efforts of our community members from the very beginning; then, provide retroactive remuneration after work is completed and people have formed social trust networks that lead to fair allocation and recognition.Our partner laboratory, Delta Leaf, has an existing community of thousands of data generating cannabis cultivators who have been asking for a way to publish their data without compromising self-sovereignty. By establishing robust contribution tracking mechanisms for the DAO we can incentivize the creation of a community owned data marketplace, which will act as a core component in the regenerative crypto-economic platform we are working to deliver. The marketplace will subsidize the cost of fees for new users to upload and store data on-chain by charging a commission on subsequent transactions to sell or “rent” that same data. All revenue generated by commissions will go back to the DAO treasury and community to incentivize further adoption of the marketplace. We are currently working to establish a detailed technical roadmap for deploying our planned implementation of Ocean Market through hands-on experimentation using the Aurora testnet development environment. Additional funding will be required to continue this work and subsidize data upload/storage fees during the early stages of the marketplace. Eventually, commissions on marketplace transactions paid to the DAO treasury will regenerate and support financial reserves for ongoing maintenance of the platform and community growth.The long term goals of this project are currently identified as:Technical integration roadmap and timeline for deploying Ocean Protocol on NearOutline of onboarding experience for genetic and genomic data typesEngage our community through educational content about Ocean Protocol and how we plan to implement it.Deploy a fork of Ocean Market on the NEAR Aurora EVMDeploy Ocean smart contracts on the NEAR Aurora EVMGet $OCEAN listed on the Trisolaris DEX and Aurora websiteUse Ocean Protocol to build a data marketplace for Cannabis Genome DAO (CGD)Integrate with DAO tooling to enable community governance of key marketplace parameters such as commission ratesMerge the Ocean Market front-end with an NFT marketplace-like mobile app for CGD (e.g. Mintbase and Alga Wallet)Overall Project RoadmapCompleteLaunch Discord server: https://discord.gg/6Y6EMaQJAQ 10/8/21Launch website and email list https://cannabisgeno.me October 2021SputnikDAO launch on NEAR: October 2021Near Foundation grant award: November 2021AstroDAO frontend: November 2021Documentation on Notion and Github: December 2021Membership app and Coordinape circle launch: January 2022Ocean Market implementation on local server: February 2022Present/Interviews at EthDenver: February 2022Automated Contribution/Reputation scoring system: SourceCred March 2022Self-hosted Discourse forum: March 2022Bounty board on DeWork: March 2022In ProgressPublish formal whitepaperDeploy smart contracts on NEAR testnetRole-based governance weighting system (mechanism TBD but could include conviction/quadratic/role-boost)Reserve pool (to bootstrap marketplace)AstroDAO custom contract callsPublish blog article report on Ocean Protocol technical implementation planUpcomingDeploy Ocean Market, smart contracts and middleware on the NEAR Aurora EVM (testnet)Deploy appchain on Octopus Network (testnet)Full mainnet launch (Near, Ocean, Arweave, Octopus, mobile front-end)Merge the Ocean Market front-end with an NFT marketplace-like mobile appSubgraph for Astro DAODecentralized identity solutions (Ontology Network, BrightID, Magic)
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Perma Vida Foundation
Perma Vida Foundation
Perma Vida Foundation is cultivating a thriving world. By developing effective strategies for natural habitat restoration, we empower regenerative communities and resilient ecosystems.Our projects include publicly accessible food forests, fruit tree nurseries, seed banks, tool-sharing libraries, volunteer programs, alternative schools, decentralized currencies, homesteads, local economies, and ecovillages.At Finca Perma Vida in Matapalo, we propagate a variety of fruits, vegetables, herbs, and support species. We also produce natural plant-based soaps for personal care and household cleaning.At Casa Perma Vida in Platanillo, we offer holistic therapies including ozone and hyperbaric oxygen, infrared sauna, hot/cold tubs, movement classes, natural health coaching, transition consulting, and special events.We bring people together to learn, heal, grow, and thrive!www.PermaVida.org
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Regenerative Living
Nicolas and Barbara
Hi, we are Bárbara and Nicolas, a young Chilean couple with the dream of an offgrid and regenerative living.We both work with regenerative agriculture, endangered species preservation,landscape restoration and environmental education promoting these practices in our community.We believe and dream that our way of living must be coherent with our livework line and ideology, promoting carbon negative, regenerative and self sustainable practices.We live in a small town in central south Chile, a place of amazing natural treasures and rich ancestral culture with high tourism and monoculture pressure, threatening the ecosystems and wilderness that surround us. Even though we believe that off the grid, regenerative and self-sustainable living must be our right and duty, the high investment that is required for this is out of our hands.We reach to giveth community as a way of fulfilling our dream and help us promote this regenerative practices with our neighbors and in the future helping them reach decentralized communities and fulfilling their dreams.The funding will be used on the following items.-off the grid solar panels and carbon credits verificación and emissos (which will be off setted to neutralize our emissions)-rainwater harvesting, residual water treatment and recycling-Edible forest garden-vegetables greenhouse-Native nursery for land reforestation -Fruit and Native Street-sideHelps us fulfill our dreams of regenerative leaving and promoted it with our communityWe will provide 100% transparency of the donation allocation and uses of funds
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Earthrace 2
Earthrace Conservation
We are developing the awesome new vessel “EARTHRACE-2” to substantially extend our work in marine conservation. Initially she will be used to assist in monitoring the massive new CMAR Marine Protected Area encompassing Galapagos, Cocos Island, Coiba Island and Malpelo Island. These campaigns involve joint operations that sees local Rangers, Coastguard or Navy Personnel joining our ship and overseeing operations. We provide the ship, tender vessels, Schiebel S100 UAV, pilots, food and fuel, while the government agencies assist in flight permissions, and have jurisdictional oversight of the operations. We will also continue with selected scientific research projects that require support in remote locations.For more information go to https://www.earthrace.net/earthrace-2/All Donations will go towards research and development of the new vessel and keeping the existing Vessel 'MODOC' operational with food for Volunteers and Government Officials, Fuel and Supplies for the Patrols and Tools, Parts and Equipment for Maintaining the AssetsCheck us out on social mediahttps://www.facebook.com/Earthracehttps://www.facebook.com/Capt.Pete.Bethunehttps://www.facebook.com/Earthrace2
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New Earth Regenerative Collective
Co-creating the New Earth by collectively stewarding a 100 hectare regenerative agriculture land & water protection project in Central America.Vision & Mission:We are developing a self sufficient eco village on a large 100 hectare (240 acres) piece of sacred land. ​We envision a reality in which our needs are met in abundance.We create our own truly regenerative system and are able to exit the mainstream matrix system which does not work for us but against us.Because our needs are met with ease, our conscious awareness expands to exploring our passions, sharing our natural gifts with the world, caring for others, focusing on spiritual growth and raising the collective vibration. We are masterplanning a regenerative agriculture food forest + permacultural development that is focused on regenerative design inspired by nature.  With the values of people care, earth care and fair share intertwined, we believe this can be achieved while still enjoying our own unique and comfortable space.  Model:How we're planning out the 100 hectares:50% for reforestation initiatives & dietary needs of the village and surrounding community2% Animal husbandry for fertilizing land, maintaining growth of weeds on land, supply eggs & dairy, transportation​1% Harvesting production facilities2% Large biodynamic vegetable and herbal garden and greenhouses40% Food forest 5% Hardwood plantation for future building30% for homes and co-living spaces​10% for future business and passion projects5% for consciously stewarding natural resourcesSpring waterRiver waterHydroelectric energy storage facilityRainwater collectionBatteries & generatorMain septic tanksAnaerobic digester​​5% developed communal shared spaceRoadsNature trailsOutdoor recreation fieldSchool, playground, educational spacesYoga/meditation deckEvent spaceFire pitOutdoor kitchen & dining spaceFundraising:We have acquired the land and are in the process of fundraising for the permaculture and natural building development aspect so that this community becomes fully self sustaining, shares the abundance of resources with our surrounding community, and shares education and open source tools online with our global community so that others may steward their own regenerative agriculture projects that follow this model of self sufficiency, collective stewardship and resource sharing.We are raising funds for our reach goals and will hold onto funds until we reach our goal, then utilize them for purchasing materials and staffing labor to get the work done. Here are our reach goals:$15k materials & labor costs for raising up (5) large greenhouses$20k budget for seeds, saplings, starter trees, soil and fertilizer to plant our 40 hectares (~100 acres) food forest$25k construct a covered harvest processing center$35k construct a bamboo and hardwood curing and processing center$504k salary for (5) full time gardeners and (5) full time general construction workers and (2) specialized construction workers for the first 5 years$90k build a multi purpose space used for housing volunteers and visitors, hosting educational retreats and workshops, and a co-working space for our media team$100k construct an alternative childrens school and cover the costs of accreditation applications and legal fees$250k Hiring full time school teachers for the first 5 years
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All for Climate DAO
Xavier Damman
Our missionSupport all climate movements and projects to raise funds (crypto or fiat), get more visibility, and find more contributors.Latest updatesWe started a newsletter to stay on top of everything happening at the intersection of crypto and climate: The Climate Chain 🌍⛓ (subscribe!)We partnered with Gitcoin to launch a climate pool as part of their new Grant Round (GR12), a $250k quadratic funding pool to support projects that address the climate emergency (donate!)We started our first mirror crowdfunding for THE WEEK. A documentary series to mobilize for the climate emergency, produced by Frédéric Laloux (author of the bestseller book “Reinventing Organizations” that is inspiring many DAOs today) and Hélène Gérin.Who we areWe are a growing community of active citizens that take initiatives in our communities to transition to a more sustainable world. Some of us organize marches for the climate, others start community gardens, reclaim the public space, make movies, make art. Some create mutual aid funds to help their community after a natural disaster, others build software, ... We are all hummingbirds doing our part and we are coming together here to support each other.See also our shared values and principles.What we are working onA crypto climate newsletter to help people follow what’s happening at the intersection of climate and crypto: new projects, new job opportunities. Subscribe to the climate chain. 🌍⛓ A directory of climate justice related crypto projects and DAOs (see our current Twitter List)Help movements for the climate use web3We worked with Gitcoin on their GR12 climate. We onboarded dozens of projects and helped them receive funds in crypto.Onboarding people who want to work at the intersection of crypto and climate. Help them find the right climate related DAO they can contribute to, or start their ownDocumentation and training to help anyone learn about how they can use crypto and DAOs to create a new regenerative economy for their communityBuild a shared Swiss foundation to help projects that need to receive crypto donations and use them in their local currencySoftware library to solve common issues that are not addressed yet by other DAOsParticipatory budget to start experimenting with votingWhere we are goingWe are building the new Greenpeace for the 21st century: decentralized, transparent and open for everyone to contribute.Where we startedMany of us ran into the issue of collecting and disbursing money as a collective. It is not sustainable to create a non profit entity with a bank account for every single initiative. That’s why we created a shared non profit “All for Climate” that all of us can use to raise money, get our expenses reimbursed, apply for funding, etc. Today there are more than 130 collectives hosted by All for Climate.ContributeHave a look at the open roles or join us on Discord to share your idea or project. There are many ways you can contribute to the community.Join ushttps://discord.allforclimate.earthhttps://twitter.com/all4climatedao 
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The Savimbo Project
Drea Burbank
Fair-trade carbon offsets. The Savimbo Project was designed by, and for, smallfarmers in tropical forests. Existing community organizations who want to move their economic models from deforestation, to conservation and reforestation.The majority of deforestation — over 80% in tropical forests — occurs on farms less than 5 hectares. Three-hundred-year-old trees are sold for pennies on the dollar to international hardwood traders. But this is not because local populations don't care about their land. It's because they have no other source of income.There are 1 billion subsistence farmers who are excluded from global markets, and unable to participate in carbon-sequestration projects directly because of institutional middleman, digital and scientific illiteracy, and lack of access to transactions.The Savimbo Project is directly reversing this trend.We pay smallfarmers directly for conserving the land that they own. We make monthly, floor-price micropayments transacted through crypto, mobile money, and existing banking systems to landowners who choose to conserve or replant.We validate farmer's efforts through trustless digital methods. We use high-resolution satellite imaging, GPS, machine learning on smartphone images, on-the-ground surveys, and annual drone capture.We certify carbon offsets through existing organizations. Carbon offsets can take 5-10 years to validate and track in existing registries like Verra, SustainCERT, and Gold Standard. Our organization takes the time to do it right. We plan and track projects using established scientific methods. When credits finally are ready for sale, we give smallfarmers 20% of the final profits for their collaborative investment.We are a B-corporation, with for-profit and nonprofit arms. We accept donations through our 501(c)3 registered US nonprofit Empulsive Ink (ein 88-1869344). Non-profit funds are used to expand smallfarmers capacity to participate in projects. This includes digital and reading literacy programs, access to bank accounts, conservation education, silviculture training, women's aid, indigenous and local land rights. Our for-profit arm pays smallfarmers a fair-trade monthly floor price for replanting and conserving on their land, and sells carbon offsets on the traditional market while enabling early investment by offset brokers through Web3 tokens.
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Biolumen Project
Jhon Tejada
We are a hybrid project on Blockchain development and natural preservation of the territory; In the heart of Colombia, in the municipality of Salento, Quindío, we protect the mountains and build community to promote sustainable development.We are in a territory full of biodiversity, with unique micro-climates, which we want to protect and preserve, for this we built the Biolumen project, a project that seeks to be self-sustaining and with sustainable development; The project focuses on 5 fundamental axes, which are:Biolumen ExperiencesBiolumen EcocenterBiolumen DomeBiolumen DAOBiolumen on web3This is roughly what our project is made of, we are looking for funding since we are at a very early stage, but we hope to start executing soon, u can read the full article on the next link Biolumen Project, sustainability development and protection of the mountain | by Biolumen | Apr, 2022 | Medium.Our project is proposed in several phases, the first, and the one we are aiming at right now, is to raise capital to start with Biolumen Experiences; For this, our goal is to raise liquidity with the aim of acquiring the properties for tourist experiences, building cabins with low environmental impact for guests and adapting the PANABI park area to make it safe and passable for visitors, in addition to beginning to preserve the fauna. and endemic flora through its contemplation as a low-impact tourist attraction. We want to appeal to the blockchain community seeking their help, working towards a global goal such as the preservation of the environment and sustainable development is something that concerns us all, in our hands is to have a better future for all of us.
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Vukani
Tim Olsson
Zimbabwe is a country facing severe challenges in the area of food security due both to political and environmental factors as well as widespread poverty. The rural areas are especially vulnerable as they are far from central aid, and the children are as always the most vulnerable of all. Lack of food during our developmental years has effects beyond going to bed hungry. A lack of nutrients does not only negatively impact ones mental capacity and bodily development in the short term, but it can also have quite dire consequences in the longer term. If we are to have a future at all, it is the young who must receive the most of our attention and energy for it is not only they who must take on the task of creating a better tomorrow, they are the ones who will be around to experience it. Vukani, which means "Wake up" is a pilot project that aims to wake people up to the fact that local, sustainable farming is the only reliable path forward in an increasingly unstable world. The goal of the project is to grow food for the local school children, providing them with the nutrients they will need to develop their bodies and minds. If the project works, we will replicate it with a number of rural schools in Zimbabwe, in Africa and across the globe.

 The project initiated in 2019 where we dug a borehole but we now need the funds to pump and distribute the water and create a solar-powered irrigation system before the dry season that starts in April, as well as funds to seed, tend and harvest.
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