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Amrit Eco Farm

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THE STORY:

Sonoma Ashram Foundation wrote -

Amrit Eco Farm is a project of Bal Ashram, an orphanage in Varanasi where children with no parents find a loving home, good education, and are being raised to be socially and environmentally conscious global citizens. Amrit Eco Farm is a ten acre working farm showcasing sustainable methods of farming that include: recycling, composting, and utilizing alternative models of energy like bio-gas, solar, and animal-driven power as well.

This farm is managed by the children of the Bal Ashram where there is a mini dairy with 20 cows, 50 boxes of bees producing honey, organic vegetables, pulses, seeds for oil pressing, and Ayurvedic herbs. The excess organic produce from the farm is made available in the community while promoting a healthy organic diet.

Amrit Eco Farm is also open to farmers from the local community and children from various schools in the city for field trips to learn about the environment as well as sound practices of farming. Children love to come here and learn about flora and fauna, insects, germinating seeds, planting little sucklings, harvesting, and interacting with the farm animals. Amrit Eco Farm will evolve into a destination not only for locals but for tourists from all over the world wishing to provide service in India's most holy city.

This year’s goal of $36,000 will bring the Enviromental Center to a new level of growth:

OUR WISH LIST:
• Install animal driven device to pump water, cut chaff, grind grains & press oil ($6,000)
• Provide solar lighting throughout Amrit Eco Farm campus and cow shelter ($20,000)
• Purchase mini truck to transport milk and produce ($7,500)
• Install drinking water purification system ($275)
• Purchase a motor bike and bicycle for staff transportation ($1,400)
• Install air coolers in cow shelter ($800)

All of your funds go this project. There are no administrative costs.

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The Team: $341 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

Sonoma Ashram Foundation

Amount Raised

$231

 

1% Raised of $20,000 Goal

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Angie McEliece

Amount Raised

$80

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Brian Ruff

Amount Raised

$30

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Vivek Asija

Amount Raised

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Michael A.

Michael A.

DONATION: $20

8 years ago

Brian's facebook friend

Brian's facebook friend

DONATION: $10

8 years ago