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Hombro a hombro

Vegetables La idea del proyecto Ayuda Infantil es luchar contra la pobreza de la mano con la gente del distrito de Toledo.
Los instructores de desarrollo en el programa Lucha con la Pobreza  de la Academia Richmond Vale tienen la oportunidad de trabajar en el Proyecto de Ayuda Infantil de HPP en Belice. La idea del proyecto Ayuda Infantil es luchar contra la pobreza de la mano con la gente del distrito de Toledo y asegurar que cada niño pueda crecer al máximo de s...
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Shoulder to Shoulder in Belize

sholder-to-sholder The idea with the Child Aid project is to fight poverty hand in hand with the people of Toledo District in Belize.
Development Instructors in The Fighting with The Poor Program at Richmond Vale Academy have the opportunity to work in the the HPP Child Aid Project in Belize.  The idea with the Child Aid project is to fight poverty hand in hand with the people of Toledo District and secure that every child can grow up to his or her fullest potential. The pro...
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Discovering the best of myself!

Discovering the best of myself!
Richmond Vale Academy is "Another Kind of School" where adults gather to become enlightened and inspired, gain knowledge and become ready for action. Our school operate as a base for personal enlightenment, for general and specific knowledge such as organic farming, global warming, climate change and as inspiration to take action and march into the...
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Care for the earth and an equal share

Perma-web The basic ethical principles in permaculture thinking are care for the earth, care for the people and equal share.
I had the privilege to participate in the 10 day permaculture course held in RVA. I expected us to learn about farming and garden design and how they can be done in a more sustainable and ecological way, but it turned out that there’s a lot more to permaculture than that. The concept permaculture comes from the words permanent and agriculture, but ...
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Permaculture Ethics and Principles (A life Example)

Permaculture Ethics and Principles (A life Example)
When I first heard about permaculture, I didn't really have a concept of what it was. I knew that it has something to do with the garden and producing your own food, I knew it was organic and based around sustainability, it was a little alternative and out there on the edge (Principle 11: Use Edges and Value the Marginal). In the last 10 days, I ha...
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RVA is a place you can make a real impact

RVA is a place you can make a real impact
My name is Maria. I am from Latvia. Richmond Vale Academy is not about theoretical exercises. It is a place where you can make a real impact. The six months teams are focusing on building home gardens for local families. It is really possible to make a change in peoples lives. Gardens are an important step towards self-sustainability, self-sufficie...
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What does it mean to be 'Poor'?

What does it mean to be 'Poor'?
I have been lucky enough in my life to have travelled and lived in many different countries and worked with many different organisations. I have seen poverty in every place that I have been, whether it was in my own country, Scotland or where I am living now in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. When I look at it, being poor has a different meaning ...
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One month with the Climate Compliance Conference

One month with the Climate Compliance Conference
RVA Climate Compliance: 1 month programme evaluation Expectations: From attending the 1 month Climate Compliance programme at RVA I hoped to learn about Permaculture in relation to sustainable farming. I wanted to see how it works in practice, getting to grips with the day to day management of the farm and gardens, whilst picking up new ideas and d...
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Do what you can to make a difference!

Do what you can to make a difference!
In this past year I have been studying and learning about the causes of poverty and what I can do to make this world a better place. I think is possible to change the world, we can change our world! There are many places, people can help in our own countries; there are many organizations that are trying to make a difference but they need people who...
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Overview of Richmond Vale Academy

Overview of Richmond Vale Academy
We are excited to share the first drone videos with you - where you can see The Richmond Vale Academy and our Garden Farm from above. Thanks to Ken from Bridges from Prosperity's great images! Enjoy!
Our Garden Farm
   
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