Community Chicken Coop

We built a community chicken coop! The first harvest generated $600 in profit which was reinvested back into the project. The profits were also used to build a small home scale chicken coop for a family in need. This is a great example of how donations to CIELO are used to increase food security and independence for local families,

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November 1, 2021

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Mia Smith

COVID19 Response: Direct Aid to Families in Quixaya

Thanks to generous contributions from our donors & the dedicated efforts of CEPC Toliman on the ground, we were able to provide emergency food aid and sanitary supplies for the Mayan community of Quixaya as they endure a devastating outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

June 28, 2021

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Mia Smith

Joining the GreenCheck Community

We are excited to announce we have been selected to join the inaugural cohort of the GreenCheck Network! GreenCheck is a climate action network run by passionate students from Yale-NUS university in Singapore.

March 18, 2021

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Mia Smith

Solar Technology Part 2: Solar Oven

This solar oven doesn't need gas or electricity. It cooks food by concentrating solar energy! We used the solar oven to make a delicious rice, using ingredients dried in the solar dehydrator.

March 16, 2021

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Mia Smith

Solar Technology Part 1: Solar Dehydrator

This low tech solution can dry herbs, fruits, and veggies without any electricity. Drying helps produce last longer for families. Plus, farmers get better prices for value added products (like herb mixes and dried fruit) than selling harvests straight out of the ground.

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