Kenya – Nairobi, Karen, Other Possible Sites
Support: Established a partnership with an aquaponics company specializing in commercial food production and global implementation.
Site: Children’s Garden Home School & Rescue Centre.
Impact: Building a mid-scale food system and implementing youth vocational education.
Cambodia – Phnom Penh, Areyksat
Support: Established partnerships with Belgian NGO, Flame, others.
Impact: Little Hearts Foster Home (sheltering and caring for orphans), Prek Pra Training Center (teaching of aquaponics to teenagers and adults), and Light of Mercy Foster Home (housing youth with special needs disabilities including the blind and deaf), and several expansion proposals in development.
Philippines – Tanay, Rizal
Support: Established partnership with local experts specializing in aquaponics education and project implementation.
Impact: Building a food system in existing plot to support food production and vocational education for home and commercial techniques/practices.
Los Angeles, CA (Watts) – Dorothy V. Johnson High School
Support: Collaborating with non-profit under (LAUSD) Los Angeles Unified School District’s umbrella of green projects.
Impact: Building (1-2) systems scaled for residential and commercial applications, utilizing an existing plot of land with rich community history among a region known as a “food desert”.
Tucson, AZ (1/2 of a US-Mexico Border Initiative)
Support: Established support from (TUSD) Tucson Unified School District, and developing other local relationships.
Site: Pistor Middle School
Impact: Building a food system with the namesake of the late Christopher Moon, a decorated athlete turned war hero, often referred to as the “Pat Tillman of Tucson.”
Detroit, MI – Charles H. Wright Museum (world’s largest exhibit of African-American culture and artifacts)
Support: Preliminary discussions to formulate a feasibility project to build a feature system on the museum grounds connecting CHWM and the adjacent Detroit Institute of Arts.
Mexico – Nogales-Sonora (1/2 of a US-Mexico Border Tandem Project)
Support: Early state development of a partnership with a local school, orphanage, refugee camp, or NGO alignment;
Impact: Building a food system to a support a school or community in the form of vocational education and food production.