Since 2009, the 'Tugeda Tude fo Tumoro' project has worked to engage women and men from 50 communities across five Solomon Island provinces impacted by logging, to contribute towards more inclusive and environmentally sustainable communities.
recent years REDD+ has emerged as a potential solution to the challenge of
reducing emissions from loss and degradation of forests. Live
& Learn has produced a short animation which explains the basics of REDD+.
Discrimination against children in Western Pacific society reduces opportunities for children to have meaningful participation in their communities. Live & Learn has established a children’s peace network to build peaceful and inclusive societies.
Live & Learn Environmental Education is a non-profit, non-government organisation which promotes greater understanding and action toward human and environmental sustainability through education and dialogue building.
EWB Australia and Live & Learn have a 4 out of 10 chance to be awarded $500,000 through the Google Impact Challenge. The grant will be used to support local Cambodian entrepreneurs to scale-up the floating toilet and biodigester on the Tonle Sap Lake.
Technology can solve some of the world's biggest challenges - poverty, water, sanitation and hygiene, and access to clean energy. This is why we ask for your support - and this is why we are on a mission to scale up appropriate technology fast, both in Australia and throughout the Indo-Pacific region.
You can contribute - with every action or conversation - to growing the humanitarian engineering movement. You don't have to quit your job or venture to a far flung place in Nepal. Your first opportunity is now, by voting here to make this a reality.
“The 10 finalists in the Google Impact Challenge stood out to us thanks to their innovative ideas that use technology to make a big impact on important causes - from tackling environmental crises to making education more accessible to helping Australians better manage their own health and assisting people in need.”
- Maile Carnegie, Managing Director, Google Australia