Volunteer Projects

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  • Health
  • Environment
This project aims to provide community and capacity building, along with environmental awareness, and community leadership. Through this project the community developed an ecological group with an executive team. This group meets monthly to create, plan, and implement events that help raise funds that the group can use for future …
Goal
$3,813.25
  • Environment
  • Business
  • Agriculture
Sembrando por el Mañana is a project born out of the community’s dream to lead the way toward greater reforestation in Panama. It is a primary project of the community’s organized environmental group to support the regional and national goal to plant a million trees across Panama. This is a …
Goal
$30,884.50
  • Health
  • Environment
  • Community Growth
In this rural agricultural community located in Panama, most houses use wood-burning stoves to feed their families. These open-fire stoves are inefficient, consuming large quantities of wood and thus contributing to deforestation in the community, releasing copious amounts of smoke, contaminating the air and posing health risks. The project “Eco-Stoves …
Goal
$3,925.82
  • Environment
  • Community Growth
  • Business
The community in Panama nestles between a cordillera and the Caribbean Ocean. In an ideal location with an abundance of rain, their coffee crop grows all-year round. But before a cup can be enjoyed, the process averages 4 weeks: harvesting, drying, peeling, toasting, and grinding the coffee beans. Roasting the …
Goal
$4,060.93
  • Health
  • Environment
  • Community Growth
The Eco-Stove project has two main goals: to provide a stove that will reduce smoke production and in turn significantly reduce smoke intake by women and their families, as well as reduce the quantity of wood used while cooking to lessen the environmental impact of a wood-burning stove. In addition, …
Goal
$3,277.30
  • Health
  • Environment
  • Community Growth
This grant will fund the construction of twenty seven (27) ecological cook stoves in the local community in Panama. This project will directly benefit 25 families, in addition to community members that use the casa comunal as a meeting space and the students at the K-6 school. All projects participants …
Goal
$5,535.80
  • Health
  • Environment
  • Community Growth
The local community's first "Ecological Stove" project seeks to bring more efficiency and reforestation to the community. The ecological stove group consists of ten families that wish to construct family stoves and out of the group, two individuals intend to build stoves for their separate churches. Each family is striving …
Goal
$2,878.70