Richmond Vale

Respecting and loving nature

loving-nature Beautiful nature
Beautiful nature The nature in St Vincent must be one of the world’s most beautiful ones. Always growing and always green. It amazes people who sees it from the sky or from the ocean and does something to you to be a part of it. On the nature weekend some of us had the opportunity to walk the Parrot trail , a 1½ hours walk in the eye of the jungle....
Continue reading
  1223 Hits
Richmond Vale

Grey Water System

Greywater Recycling System In Richmond Vale Academy we are building a greywater recycling system in which we are taking the water from the laundry and six showers, we estimate recycle about 1000 liters of water per day.
Grey water system in Richmond Vale Academy The greywater is water that comes from the showers, laundry and kitchen. Basically the water that contains inorganic particles like soap, oil and some synthetic compounds. This water is used once for differents purposes and then thrown to sewage systems or waterbodies like rivers, lagoons and seas. These a...
Continue reading
  1362 Hits
Richmond Vale

Local communities taking action against Climate Change

Taking action against climate change Where many governments have been slow to act against climate change, cities and localities where the community has more direct influence on politicians have started to act to limit greenhouse gasses. In July 2015, Pope Francis gathered mayors from big cities around the world, who discussed how they could make ci...
Continue reading
  1154 Hits
Richmond Vale

Learning From Nature

from-nature Nature is life, its everywhere! Open the door and go out there and see what YOU can learn from nature
From the moment we open our eyes for the first time and throughout life we are learning constantly. We are primarily taught and inspired by teachers in school, our parents, friends and others. The specific environment we grow up in also has an impact on who we become, some of us grew up on the countryside, some in the city, some in a village or som...
Continue reading
  2488 Hits
Richmond Vale

Food Production

Our-garden2 You will learn how to plan and start garden farms as an important action when fighting with The Poor in Central or Latin America
With soaring food costs, one billion people going hungry every day, fast food and junk food causing malnutrition, obesity and health problems, food production based on fossil fuels contributing to global warming and climate change – with all these problems and more, the question of how to produce and supply healthy food for all is a burning is...
Continue reading
  1153 Hits
Richmond Vale

Climate Change in St. Vincent

Road collapsed The consequences of Global Warming and Climate Change in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
Infrastructural damage in the St. Vincent and the Grenadines town of Georgetown, following the Christmas Eve 2013 storm. Photo Credit: trust.org In a lot of developed countries, and especially those in temperate climates, it is easy to think of climate change as something that is going to happen. A threat that will influence the lives of our childr...
Continue reading
  2368 Hits
Richmond Vale

Fitness

Soccer-training-rva Training for the soccer match
Whatever your fitness level is when you arrive at Richmond Vale Academy, you can look forward to improving your health, strength and stamina and getting fit for fighting poverty and global warming, by enjoying sports and exercise of many different kinds, individually and with your teammates. Most participants try out their limits on this adventure ...
Continue reading
  1355 Hits
Richmond Vale

Meet the Students

meet-our-climate-activist-team-1_20200506-144339_1 We have students from all over the world who join this great cause. Meet some of them
The biggest threat facing humanity is Climate Change. The constant and disproportionate emissions of gases by industrialized countries, among other abuses of natural resources, are causing major changes in global climate. Then, its consequences affect mainly the developing countries and result in floods, drought, hurricanes and all kinds of natural...
Continue reading
  1337 Hits