House of Commons 2010         Presentation by        Martin Dewhurst
170,000displaced people from the     Western Sahara      (less than 1% of the world refugee total)
aid is costing£34,000,000    every year
Nett result:Aid Dependency
Our Vision is:Cultural & Environmental Change     through Inspired Action
It’s time to break the  dependency cycle
Solution = permaculture      Permaculture Research Institute – link to short film clip
‘Permanent agriculture’   making sure we can        sustain   human activities formany generations to come.
Permaculture is the conscious design and maintenance of agriculturally                        productive ecosystems
Nadia Lawton – Jordan desert before Permaculture
Nadia Lawton – Jordan desert 12 months on after Permaculture
Permaculture stats:                      uses only                  20%        of the water used in  traditional large sca...
Permaculture stats:       Renews degraded soil,        turns sand into soil
Permaculture stats:      One 12 acre food forest                              =  sustainability for 120 people            ...
Hand up, not hand out                                         This is not about making aid ‘effective’It’s about involving...
Cultural Change through     Inspired Action
Value proposition               Does it add up?                    Yes            and only when we            think out of...
70,000 school aged children enter theyouth justice system every year
Up to 68%Re-offend within one year of release
75%of 18-20 year olds re-offend  within 2 years of release
£40,000every year to keep 1 person in prison
Nett result:State Dependency
Making Change Happen
Using best practice modelsre-offending rate down to 7%  (Source: National Grid Young Offenders Programme)
£17.4m saving for every 100 young offenders who are turned around     (Source: National Grid Young Offenders Programme)
UK Youth Training & DevelopmentECO School Project                                          Convoy & Discovery Training    ...
Creating sustainable food security for refugees and training for UK Youth
Starting with a school garden and working towards a series of 12 acre food forests
Change happens when people are empowered      to make the change themselves          Self Discipline, Leadership and Teamw...
Sustainable Development and Empowerment Cycle
Our Vision                        Cultural change through inspired action                                  Our MissionTo e...
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  1. 1. House of Commons 2010 Presentation by Martin Dewhurst
  2. 2. 170,000displaced people from the Western Sahara (less than 1% of the world refugee total)
  3. 3. aid is costing£34,000,000 every year
  4. 4. Nett result:Aid Dependency
  5. 5. Our Vision is:Cultural & Environmental Change through Inspired Action
  6. 6. It’s time to break the dependency cycle
  7. 7. Solution = permaculture Permaculture Research Institute – link to short film clip
  8. 8. ‘Permanent agriculture’ making sure we can sustain human activities formany generations to come.
  9. 9. Permaculture is the conscious design and maintenance of agriculturally productive ecosystems
  10. 10. Nadia Lawton – Jordan desert before Permaculture
  11. 11. Nadia Lawton – Jordan desert 12 months on after Permaculture
  12. 12. Permaculture stats: uses only 20% of the water used in traditional large scale farming
  13. 13. Permaculture stats: Renews degraded soil, turns sand into soil
  14. 14. Permaculture stats: One 12 acre food forest = sustainability for 120 people Self sustaining in 3 years
  15. 15. Hand up, not hand out This is not about making aid ‘effective’It’s about involving the whole community in ending aid dependency for good
  16. 16. Cultural Change through Inspired Action
  17. 17. Value proposition Does it add up? Yes and only when we think out of the box
  18. 18. 70,000 school aged children enter theyouth justice system every year
  19. 19. Up to 68%Re-offend within one year of release
  20. 20. 75%of 18-20 year olds re-offend within 2 years of release
  21. 21. £40,000every year to keep 1 person in prison
  22. 22. Nett result:State Dependency
  23. 23. Making Change Happen
  24. 24. Using best practice modelsre-offending rate down to 7% (Source: National Grid Young Offenders Programme)
  25. 25. £17.4m saving for every 100 young offenders who are turned around (Source: National Grid Young Offenders Programme)
  26. 26. UK Youth Training & DevelopmentECO School Project Convoy & Discovery Training Youth Training Program leading to Partnership with Refugee Groups
  27. 27. Creating sustainable food security for refugees and training for UK Youth
  28. 28. Starting with a school garden and working towards a series of 12 acre food forests
  29. 29. Change happens when people are empowered to make the change themselves Self Discipline, Leadership and Teamwork
  30. 30. Sustainable Development and Empowerment Cycle
  31. 31. Our Vision Cultural change through inspired action Our MissionTo enable young people to engage in development projects to improve lives and build communitiesHow you can helpSponsorships are available throughout the project. You can sponsor a specific project,a vehicle, a team, a GYO Food Box to support a refugeefamily to grow its own food.Further InformationPlease contact Project Coordinator Martin Dewhurst on mobile 07951 708171, office01422 416157 or email martin@project-department.co.uk New Dawn is a pilot project of The Penny On Trust registered number 1113804

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