SHI 2010 Update


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  • Isabel’s farm in Bella Florida.
  • Upside down soda bottles filled with water about once per week keep these tomato plants happy in the dry season.
  • Diomedes shows Clay how to use Isabel’s new water pump.
  • Jacinto Martinez?
  • Gladys Moran with tomatoes
  • Staff, board members and donor from USA, UK and four country programs
  • We had 14 volunteer trips this year for student groups, community groups and others who wanted a different sort of vacation. We hope you will join us on a trip next year.
  • 500 families have graduated in addition to the 1300 current participants
  • 3.5 villages per field trainer and 35 families per field trainer (average)
  • SHI 2010 Update

    1. 1. Sustainable Harvest International <ul><li>Planting Hope, Restoring Forests, </li></ul><ul><li>Nourishing Communities </li></ul>UPDATE 2010
    2. 2. <ul><li>Panama Adelante! </li></ul>
    3. 3. <ul><li>2009 - First Irrigation System </li></ul>
    4. 4. <ul><li>2010 - </li></ul><ul><li>New Water Pump </li></ul>
    5. 5. <ul><li>New Stove Replaces the Old 3-Rock Method </li></ul>
    6. 6. Recently Built Stove = No More Black Walls!
    7. 7. <ul><li>Harvest Time! </li></ul>
    8. 8. <ul><li>Panama’s First C.S.A. </li></ul>
    9. 9. <ul><li>Nicaragua </li></ul>
    10. 10. <ul><li>Fertilizer Beans </li></ul>
    11. 11. <ul><li>Composting Chicken Coops </li></ul>
    12. 12. <ul><li>First Fruits of Their Labor </li></ul>
    13. 13. <ul><li>Tree Seedlings </li></ul>
    14. 14. <ul><li>Reforesting a Riverbank </li></ul>
    15. 15. <ul><li>Preserving the Forests, Water and Air </li></ul>
    16. 16. <ul><li>Street Kids at Demo Farm in Bluefields, Nicaragua </li></ul>
    17. 17. SHI Field Staff SHI-ers from 6 Countries
    18. 18. <ul><li>Smaller World Tours </li></ul>
    19. 19. <ul><li>Special Luxury for our Board of Directors* </li></ul>
    20. 20. <ul><li>*BYOM - Bring Your Own Mattress </li></ul>
    21. 21. <ul><li>2,100 families in 155 communities in four countries receiving technical assistance (including 500+ graduates) </li></ul><ul><li>13,000 acres of degraded land converted to sustainable uses </li></ul><ul><li>60,000 acres of tropical forest saved from slash-and-burn </li></ul><ul><li>2.7 million trees planted </li></ul><ul><li>900 wood-conserving stoves (saving 9,000 trees per year) </li></ul><ul><li>23 community loan funds started with $10,000 seed capital, now manage $40,000 capital </li></ul>SHI’s Accomplishments Growing slowly but surely since 1997
    22. 22. A Lot of Bang for Your Buck <ul><li>$18,000 supports the work of one field trainer for an entire year. </li></ul><ul><li>$6,000 sponsors an entire village program for a whole year. </li></ul><ul><li>$500 provides a family with technical support and materials for one year. </li></ul><ul><li>$100 sponsors a village school program in a rural community working with SHI. </li></ul><ul><li>$50 buys the materials for a wood-conserving stove that will save 100 trees. </li></ul>Supporting SHI
    23. 23. <ul><li>Thank You! </li></ul>
    24. 24. <ul><li>But... There Are Thousands Still Waiting </li></ul>
    25. 25. <ul><li>Sustainable Harvest International </li></ul>Online at: Planting Hope, Restoring Forests, Nourishing Communities
    26. 26. <ul><li>FY2009 Income & Expense </li></ul>