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The 5th Village Project, Inc.

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The 5th Village Project is creating an online library with information that can help those living in extreme poverty all over the world. For additional information on this idea, please go an look at our website the5thvillageproject.org. where there are a few examples of the work.

For this opportunity, we are looking for people who have experience finding solutions for people living on 2$ We are especially looking for people who are familiar with the issues confronting those who live in extreme poverty.

The solar bottle light is a great example and so is the DIY handwashing station.

Come and join us and let your knowledge make a difference!

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About The 5th Village Project, Inc.

Location:

3865 Caniff Ave, Hamtramck, MI 48212, US

Mission Statement

The 5th Village is building an online library with solutions for people living in extreme poverty (under $2 a day). We aggregate existing, proven, low or no cost, sustainable solutions which then are curated to individual apps which will be regionally and culturally appropriate.

Description

Between the ages of 6 and 10, I lived in rural India where my father ran a factory. Once a year the factory would give a bookcase to 5 villages in our district. The bookcase came filled with publications from the Indian government on rural development, from good agricultural advice to health care information. My father used to say that 2 years later one of those 5 villages had made astonishing progress due to this gift.
The new bookcase is now an app on the cellphone, so lets duplicate this model and exponentially grow thriving 5th villages!

Animals
Disaster Relief
Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Habitat Restoration
  • Farming
  • Construction
  • Disaster Response
  • Pediatrics
  • Woodworking

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

N/A

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