Thailand
We will begin by writing up a mission and vision statement, as well as an impact goal. Then: - undergo a review of the current situation regarding the health and wellbeing of the elephants. - create and manage a mahout program empowering the mahouts to be support the conversation message the foundation - create business plan We expect it will take one year to create the foundational program
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We will plant a salad garden consisting of tomatoes, peppers, lettuce, and basil with elementary school kids to teach them how to grow things for themselves.
United States
We would like to work with a local youth program (ARts-Us) that runs arts programming year-round. We would like to lead workshops that teach youth about STEM and how it relates to food justice through hands-on learning. I would like to buy seeds to grow food that we will use to cook meals with the youth so that they can see the full process of natural foods (from the seed to what you put in your mouth)!
United States
LB 128 in Nebraska is proposing to eliminate the prairie dog population on landowner's property. We advocated for black footed ferrets to be released in Nebraska to help control the prairie dog population. We contacted the state senators and informed them about black footed ferrets.
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Cowboy Compost, a private composting company, will run a compost pilot program for 2-3 weeks and then provide a report providing total waste diverted by the school and some insight as to what is found in the waste to show how well the children understand waste separation. The school will be taught about the science of composting and how to separate waste properly in the cafeteria. Cowboy Compost will pick up bins on a regular basis and take the waste to a large composting facility where it is sorted and then composted. Cowboy Compost will return compost to the school for use in our native and vegetable gardens. After a successful pilot program, we hope to start the program full time next school year.
United States
We want to prepare our school's garden beds for spring planting and prune overgrowth in our butterfly garden. We also need to mulch around our trees and plant 4 new trees on campus. We will hold a garden work day on March 25 from 9-12.
United States
Our wish for this project is to have it become a daily thing, that students look forward too. Once a week, we lead activities in the morning for our school's primary grades to keep them active. Eventually, we would like to lead these activities every day to make a greater impact. We would also like to get more things for the kids to do, so they don't become bored of the activities we lead.
United States
My program would prepare children to enter a public school setting. Students in the program would receive a boost in academics. They would receive exposure to learning that they may not receive over the summer. Students will also have the opportunity to play, learn how to play with others, and learn how to hand conflict in the right way.
United States
We felt very fortunate last year through the donation from your organization to start a beautification project in our community. It was a great success with much praise from the community. We would like to extend this project and add more planters for the Main Street and also be able to plant some fruit trees on the public playground.
United States
The kids will decide what action they will take.

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