Permaculture Pioneers East Africa

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Raised by 18 people in 18 months

. South Sudanese refugees are settling in Uganda, they need training and guidance to establish permaculture design settlements and farming systems in virgin terratory.

Sector39 are bring permaulture to new places and new people.

This is a UK, Ugandan and Kenya partnership for permaculture education, built on mutual friendship and co-opertion over many years.

We are Grass roots, independent and autonomous permaculture projects working together to create new possibilites for abundnace and regeneration. Please help us!

You can support a ground breaking event that will help create new possibilities for permaculture education in such a key area. There will be a 60 person course and conference at Sabina School Uganda, demonstrating tropical permaculture best practice and  linked to education and community development.

A Wales/ Africa collaboration for permaculture education in Uganda in May 2018

Education to deal with climate change is a huge issue, especially for the already marginalised farmers in East Africa. Subsistence farming is rarely a focus for investment or training, yet it is the path to food security.
It costs £250 to train a farmer to become a permacutlure teacher.

120 hours of tuition and material support to create and empower teachers and community leaders!

We think this is the most effective way to create long term and lasting change where it is most needed.

+ Forest farming and regenerative grazing
+ Composting, biochar, biogas and bio-energy
+ Permaculture and enterprise
+ Permaculture eduation for schools and curriculum development

Sector39, together with their Ugandan partners  are teaching and demonstrating powerful strategies for climate change mitigation and adaption.

Here is one of the workshops from 2017 course

Permaculture education has so much to offer to add to the diversity, resilience and innovation of the rural poor.
East African farmers have the drive, the focus and the potential to be significant clamate change adaption and mitigation engineers with co-ordiantion and training.

We have two completed courses to prove it and numberous testimonies from past students.

We want to raise the bar this time with a bigger and more inclusive course at Sabina School Uganda in May next year. This will be followed by East Africa's first permaculture conference or convergence .

We are training the trainers and leaders who will be on the front line facing the challenges of ecological and economic disruption of climate change and poverty.

By supporting our campaign you will be helping us reach some extremely vulnerable and otherwise excluded people.

Permaculture Academy
PermoAfrica Centre
BEU permaculture
at  Sabina School

We teaming together to offer a ground breaking course, bringing together specialists in permaculture, eduation, organic growing, bio energy and business and innovation. There will be 60 participants supported by an educatinal team from Uganda, Kenya and Wales.

As well as delivering the course we will be developing teaching resources, running a social media campaign filma dn recording for future conferences whilst bring togehter some of East Africa's sustainable development specialists.

Your support helps develop this event whilst making it much more accessible. Donations will be used to support core costs of development in uganda and to directly subsidise the costs for attendence for participants.

Thank you, diolch yn fawr iawn!

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Thanks to everyone who support permaculture pioneers East Africa. We have a very successful course and have reached 40+ participants plus 64 who came to the conference afterwards. we reached 12 different countries and many new projects will come from this training.
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I have changed the target as we have had donations come via other means. Really grateful for the support so far.. we hope to raise more still as we are still receiving requests for funded places. Every penny raised here.. except site fees, will be used to help permaculture students
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The Permaculture Zanzibar team are really hoping to attend this event and will need to find $1000.00 to cover travel and fees. A lot I know but a chance for us to forge some major links and build a movement that will have far reaching consequences. Please keep supporting us!
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24th March will be a night not to miss: World Bridger event in Llanrhaeadr Ym Mochnant, brings a party with purpose to Mid Wales. Supporting Africa/ Wales links through permaculture and mutual support this will be a night to remember. DJ's & live music, food, great company and in a wonderful venue! Hope to be raising this total as well.. please help us by sharing this page!
Support us through the World Bridger!
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