33 - Kaunti Farm

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Challenger Profile at a Glance

Meet Kaunti Farm, 2021 International Climate Action Challenge Eco-Champion award-winners!

Team

  • #33 – Kaunti Farm
  • Registered Challengers: Eldibrando, Mary Grace, Nicah Jhoanna, Rosario, Julieta, Evelyn
  • Location: The Philippines
  • 90-Day Challenge Period: September 1 – November 30, 2020

Impact Highlights

During the 90-day challenge, the Kaunti Farm team worked on their project of converting a former dumping area in the middle of a busy highway into an urban farm:

  • Registered the Kaunti Urban Farmers Association of 21 families in October 2021.
  • Planted 150 fruit trees including papaya, mulberry, tamarind, mango, mulberry, annatto.
  • Trained over 100 people on how to build solar lamps, on tree planting, and on making Eco-bricks.
  • Began building perimeter wall of Eco-bricks.

Video Captions

The English captions shown in this video are:

In the middle of busy highway
Under a footbridge ia an island
made into an urban farm
hello to all of you ka urban
we have a new things today
here we have cosmos
so if possible that we can
integrate bee keeping here
we are ready
we also have new crops
this is called madre de agua
the moringa that we planted
last time has develop new sprout already
we also have citronella
and the growth of this moringa are good
this is the fruit of naga pepper
came from bicol
the plants are so lush green
we also have mulberry
and don’t forget our native plant papaya
we also have improvised rain catcher here
we just folded the end side of this tent so
when it rains it catches rain water
our five-leaved chadte tree is growing very well
to those who use this as herbal supplement just visit us here in Kaunti and i will give you some

 

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Video #2: Kaunti Urban Farming – Grow QC

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