Zimbabwe Mangwende Orphan Care, Africa
The project combines the exchange of experiences and knowledge with local interventions: courses, engagement of leaders and the community, planning, implementation of permaculture programs, agro-forestry, bioconstruction and community-based tourism.
A guided flight
Led by Evans Mangwende (director and coordinator of Magwende Orphan Care, in Zimbabwe), Bento Cruz (anthropologist, teacher and permaculturist) and Carla Mott Ancona Lopez (businesswoman and business consultant in sustainable projects), the action has teams working in Brazil and abroad. Its design will be applied in this Zimbawe community but it was designed to become an adaptable model and replicable to other Project Phoenix initiatives..
In this action, training courses in sustainable development techniques will be taught by Bento Cruz, whose performance is internationally recognized. Strategic and logistical planning, public relations and coordination from Brazil are conducted by Carla Mott Ancona. The audiovisual documentation of the project is in charge of the specialized journalist and videomaker Paulo Franco. . In Zimbabwe, coordination is with Evans Magwende, an influential local leader. Together, the team will produce a diagnosis and plan for structuring community-based tourism in the territory.