Fragile Oasis

Connecting Space and Earth: Learn. Act. Make a Difference.
Projects

Category: Community

Surcos Argentina - Argentina Grooves

  • 72 Crewmember Medal Nominations
  • 18 Shares
  • 7 Comments

Surcos Argentinos is a group of students from many backgrounds in Cordoba, Argentina, who have been installing and maintaining family-oriented organic gardens to help the poor develop self-sufficiency.

Bethany House

  • 10 Crewmember Medal Nominations
  • 6 Shares
  • 1 Comments

The aim of Bethany House is to break the cycle of abuse in children's lives.

We Need To Talk

  • 31 Crewmember Medal Nominations
  • 11 Shares
  • 1 Comments

We Need To Talk (WNTT) is a cross-cultural dialog project initiated by YOUTH! (Young United Through Humanity!), a group of young role models from Indonesia.

Ukraine Kids

  • 1 Crewmember Medal Nominations
  • 3 Shares
  • 1 Comments

Ukraine Kids serves orphans in Vorzel, Ukraine. Together with our partner organizations, we bring hope and love to children.

Do One Thing

  • 6 Crewmember Medal Nominations
  • 1 Shares
  • 1 Comments

DOT stands for “Do One Thing”. A DOT is a practice of sustainability where your personal passions and your daily routine unite. It's as simple as making yourself and the people around you committed to developing daily habits that will impact the world in a sustainable way. It’s about the collective impact of billions

Cycling Across the USA

  • 1 Crewmember Medal Nominations
  • 0 Shares
  • 2 Comments

Biking alone across the United States to raise awareness among young people about breast cancer, adventurer and entrepreneur Ness Knight is on a 2,000-mile journey from the Gateway Arch in Missouri to the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, experiencing the prairie, rivers and mountains from an up close eye-level pers

Ufahamu

  • 8 Crewmember Medal Nominations
  • 10 Shares
  • 1 Comments

Ufahamu is Swahili for "awareness". It is changing lives through its capability to visualize raw data to a form people can understand without straining. This has been possible, by retrieving open data from local and international reliable repositories like opendata.go.ke from the Kenyan government, open.nasa.gov, and d

GrowthAfrica - Kenya

  • 1 Crewmember Medal Nominations
  • 0 Shares
  • 0 Comments

GrowthAfrica Capital assists small business owners and entrepreneurs grow their businesses into strong and profitable companies through mentorship, training, and patient capital. GrowthAfrica has helped over 1,500 clients, and hopes to expand their programs across East Africa to reach 5,000 entrepreneurs annually. Grow

Karibu Homes

  • 3 Crewmember Medal Nominations
  • 2 Shares
  • 1 Comments

Karibu Homes is a social enterprise that brings home ownership along with a secure, sanitary, and progressive community to low-income families. Karibu Homes hopes to build 10,000 homes and house 50,000 people per year. Irfan also co-founded Honey Care Africa, a social enterprise that has impacted over 10,000 lives. Kar

TechnoServe Consolidating the Gains - Small Scale Farmers

  • 0 Crewmember Medal Nominations
  • 3 Shares
  • 0 Comments

TechnoServe is helping develop Uganda's matooke banana industry, benefiting thousands of small-scale farmers. The "Consolidating The Gains" project aims to increase the incomes of smallholder farmers in southwestern Uganda by reducing the transaction costs along the banana value chain. The project has reached 26,000 fa

We Are Watching You

  • 2 Crewmember Medal Nominations
  • 0 Shares
  • 0 Comments

We Are Watching You engages youth and communities in kenya through music and performances to create a culture of vigilance and political accountability. We Are Watching You is an Acumen Fund East Africa Fellows Program.

Milango Microfinance

  • 0 Crewmember Medal Nominations
  • 0 Shares
  • 0 Comments

Milango Financial Services is a microfinance institution that seeks to empower kenyans to conquer poverty. providing one stop servicing for various financial and training needs, Milango has reached over 10,000 clients and given over 13,000 loans valued at $4.5 million. Milango Microfinance is an Acumen Fund East Africa

Farming is My Business - KICKSTART INTERNATIONAL

  • 0 Crewmember Medal Nominations
  • 1 Shares
  • 0 Comments

Kickstart International aims to transform Africa from subsistence to commercial agriculture through low-cost capital equipment. The Farming is My Business campaign seeks to lift up the image of the farmer to be a legitimate and proud business person. Farming is My Business is an Acumen Fund East Africa Fellows Program

No Borders

  • 1 Crewmember Medal Nominations
  • 3 Shares
  • 0 Comments

We are collecting your stories about how space inspired YOU to do good works here on Earth. Let us know how YOU are making our fragile oasis a better place.

Cooperation for Fair Trade in Africa (COFTA)

  • 1 Crewmember Medal Nominations
  • 0 Shares
  • 0 Comments

COFTA uses Fair Trade principles to promote the sustainable development of African producers into successful businesses. COFTA has registered 172 Fair Trade produces in 24 countries across Africa, and hopes to expand their capacity building, market access and advocacy programs to reach even more producers. COFTA is an

LIST - Living in shanty towns

  • 0 Crewmember Medal Nominations
  • 1 Shares
  • 0 Comments

The LIST (Living In Shanty Towns) Initiative aims to unify Kenya's young people who are living in informal settlements and prepare them for a productive and dignified adulthood and together work toward personal, social, economic and political justice. LIST is an Acumen Fund East Africa Fellows Program.

Friends of Blackheath Pool & Memorial Park

  • 0 Crewmember Medal Nominations
  • 5 Shares
  • 0 Comments

Blackheath Pool & Memorial Park is our 'fragile oasis' at the top of the mountains. Three years of concerted community action successfully snatched Blackheath Pool from the brink of demolition.