Objectives are:


• Improvement/expansion of the existing MP-QT Potable Water                 System 

• Initiation of Phase 2 of Irrigation; including exploration of use of drip   watering, erosion control around tanks, using native  plant seedlings   grown by the Colegio (high school) students
• Construction of  community sized composting toilet near new                 elementary school. Reclamation of two other community                         composting toilets. 

• Pilot program of several designs of  family-sized toilets including           composting; training in how to build and properly use.
• Improve availability of modified Rocket Mass Stoves with labor and      percent of costs provided by household; training in how  to build            and properly use.
• Make available of  family-sized hothouses (aka greenhouse) with           labor and percent of costs provided by household; training   in how        to build and properly use.
• Organic farming training on Crops to grow in hothouses.
• Nutrition course on preparation of new foods grown from the                 organic farm training.
• Educational Field Trip, for community economic development, to            Salinas de Guaranda which has been developing micro- businesses        since 1970 

Rocket Stove Pilot

Interested people contact Pam Gilbert (Pamela Gilbert (gilbertp0012@gmail.com) or Eden Recor (eden@rkymtnhi.com) for a copy of the current Global Grant application

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Stove

Stove

Elvis using the rocket stove pilot

Elvis using the rocket stove pilot

Cutting the block

Cutting the block

Family sitting on the bench

Family sitting on the bench

Materials

Materials

Pre-instaling

Pre-instaling

Iron Sheet

Iron Sheet

Bench

Bench

In the process

In the process

Kid helping in the construction

Kid helping in the construction

Construction

Construction

Meeting with Latacunga Rotary Club

Meeting with Latacunga Rotary Club

Santiago Sansur

Santiago Sansur

Pamela and the Sansur's

Pamela and the Sansur's

Adobe mix

Adobe mix

Part of the stove

Part of the stove

Stove Design

Stove Design

Testing

Testing

Adobe & Sand

Adobe & Sand

Testing

Testing

Tank Bred, Minga

Tank Bred, Minga

Irrigation Tank

Irrigation Tank

Another view of tank Bred

Another view of tank Bred

Kids helping, Erosion Control

Kids helping, Erosion Control

Group around tank

Group around tank

Building a tank

Building a tank

Testing Stove

Testing Stove

Latacunga Rotary Club Member

Latacunga Rotary Club Member

Latacunga Rotary on site

Latacunga Rotary on site

Visiting the pilot

Visiting the pilot

Meeting, Quinta Tunguiche

Meeting, Quinta Tunguiche

Tank

Tank

Building a tank, minga

Building a tank, minga

Minga

Minga

Bucket, brigade starting

Bucket, brigade starting

Composting Toilet

Composting Toilet

Composting Toilet

Composting Toilet

Composting Toilet in Malingua Pamba

Composting Toilet in Malingua Pamba

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​​Centro Educativo La Minga, Inc. is a Non-Profit, tax deductible organization.

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