Time: September 7, 2013 at 6pm to September 30, 2013 at 7pm
Location: on line
Website or Map: http://www.indiegogo.com/proj…
Event Type: phillips, innovation, fellow, competition, fundraiser
Organized By: khadarlis
Latest Activity: Oct 1, 2013
Khadarlis is that rare Rhode Island non-profit whose international work in war-torn countries like Sierra Leone and Guatemala is matched by its intense focus on local community and neighborhood needs. In six short years, this all-volunteer organization has undertaken a number of international projects, most of which are based in Sierra Leone,
building and maintaining clean water wells and indigenous mud-hut dwellings;
refurbishing and restocking school libraries;
initiating solar energy projects;
collecting and widely distributing essential items like food, clothing and computers to families throughout the country;
initiating and sustaining a women’s empowerment project centered around palm oil (from initial seeding and cultivation to exporting).
At the same time, Khadarlis has always sustained a local focus, concentrating much of it’s energy on building relationships in Olneyville, North Providence and the neighborhoods around Academy and Valley Streets as well as Rhode Island . These local efforts have taken the form of,
serving as a repository for donated household items (through long-established partnerships with such companies as Good360, Home Depot and Bed, Bath & Beyond) to families and individuals moving out of shelters into permanent housing, to victims of fire, to victims of domestic violence, and to elders at risk. Addressing urgent needs related to child welfare and learning, homelessness (through partnerships with Crossroads, and all CAP (community action partners), among other agencies) and low-income housing;
With YOUR help we can come together and make a difference. EVERY PENNY COUNTS.
Goal: to improve people’s lives in rural areas through production of Bio Gas for cooking, heating and lighting while reducing Green House Gasses, avoiding production of charcoal or wood for cooking, reduction of CH 4 and CO2, avoiding slash and burn, avoiding smoke in houses, by using human and agriculture waste in a combined cheap gas producing unit that will costs less than 190 US$ per 2 households.
You can volunteer to help promote this cause, you can volunteer at khadarlis.
And that’s all there is to it. See we care making change together. Thankshttp://www.indiegogo.com/projects/to-produce-individual-bio-gas-and-natural-fertilizer-from-organic-human-waste