Rosa’s father left his legacy in the grove of threatened trees on their family farm. Now, these special trees are playing a vital role in reforestation efforts.
National Philanthropy Day is an annual opportunity for nonprofit organizations to recognize you- the volunteers, donors, and activists who are Changing Lives + Transforming Landscapes through charitable action. Nice, right? Here are just a few ways to be a part of a vibrant philanthropic culture at Sustainable Harvest International.
Originally from Costa Rica, Carolina is one of three interns from EARTH University working with Sustainable Harvest International this fall. Carolina is conducting her research in Belize. In this interview, Carolina shares her thoughts on school, her mom, and working with rural farmers.
Originally from Colombia, Maria is one of three interns from EARTH University working with Sustainable Harvest International this fall. Maria is conducting her research in Panama. Here, Maria shares her passion for her home and work and vision for the future with us.
On a Saturday morning in Otoxha, over two dozen men are building a house in the diffused yellow light of a misty tropical morning. They’ve been at it since daybreak, and their work is nearly silent.
The materials are modest: a pile of freshly cut cahune palm for the roof, a stack of long rails harvested from jungle trees, and rough-hewn boards of emory wood ready to become walls.
There are no saws, hammers or nails. Instead, a pile of dark machetes under the overhang, abandoned out of the rain, and a community of men balancing on the beams and rafters of the house in progress, lashing materials into shape.