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We're on a mission to support 100,000 small-scale farmers to address the challenge of climate change in their communities through crowdfunding for climate resilience.

What We Do

Small farms feed 80% of the people in the developing world. Unfortunately, due to climate change the world's small farms are under threat, jeopardizing world food security. Farmers need information and resources to create healthy and resilient farms that will continue to feed their communities.

Join us in investing in the future of farming. Your contribution can change the lives of those that are doing the most to cool the planet and nourish the world.

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Scholarship: Vasantha Kumari

Campaign Goal: $2,500

Country: India

Vasantha is seeking a scholarship to spend one year at agroecology centre Amrita Bhoomi located in the pristine Biligiri Ranga Hills of India, developing skills in seed conservation in order to launch a seed distribution program. 

Scholarship: Elizabeth Mpofu

Campaign Goal: $2,500

Country: Zimbabwe

Elizabeth is seeking a scholarship to travel to other countries practicing agroecology and regenerative agriculture to learn from their experiences and share what she learns through workshops with other women farmers in Zimbabwe and Southern Africa.

Promoting Conservation Agriculture in Ghana

Campaign Goal: $5,000

Country: Ghana

The Centre for No-Till Agriculture is providing education and capacity building for smallholder farmers in conservation agriculture. This campaign will support the installation of five learning plots and training for approximately 250 farmers over the course of one year.

Reforestation and Revitalizing Coffee Production in Peru

Campaign Goal: $46,700

Country: Peru

Grow Ahead has teamed up with Peruvian Cooperativa Norandino to support the families affected by “La Roya” blight through a farmer-driven agroforestry program. The program is geared towards revitalizing their coffee production, as well as supporting the conservation and reforestation of the local ecosystem.

Holistic Land Management Training for Communities in Zimbabwe

Campaign Goal: $13,000

Country: Zimbabwe

Support 3 communities (150 people) access training and gain skills in holistic management; aid in the development in leadership and community-driven grazing plans; reduce human/wildlife conflict; build soil health; and start a seed saving bank to support local food security.

Here's How We Do It:

Small-scale farmers receive little government or market support and are vulnerable to unfair market prices, increasing pest pressure, decreasing yields, and climate extremes That‘s where we come in. We team up with local organic and fair trade farmer cooperatives around the world to crowdfund for climate resiliency initiatives in these key areas:

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Sponsor

Agroecology Scholarships

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Support

Farmer to Farmer Trainings

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Make a Loan

for Climate Change Resilience

Plant Trees

For Food Security and Climate Resilience

Our Impact

WITH YOUR HELP, WE'VE FUNDED:

Training on Organic Agriculture Techniques in Marcala, Honduras

Honduras
$3,500 raised
10 farmers
Ended September 31, 2017

Regional Farmer-to-Farmer Exchange for Coffee Farmers on Reforestation

Nicaragua
$15,000 raised
30 farmers
Ended September 15, 2017

Business Growing a Better World

We believe business has an important role to play in boosting resilience in family farming communities on the frontlines of climate change. We partner with value-driven companies to develop joint-fundraising campaigns to support impactful climate resilience projects.