Support free permaculture education for refugees

Give to the grassroots Ethos Foundation charity and support local leaders to run free food gardening and permaculture programs for refugees, women and young people in East Africa.

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THANK YOU for donating as part of International Permaculture Festival of Ideas toward permaculture programs led by refugees, women and youth in East Africa.  Read more about the Ethos Foundation, the registered charity, the permaculture fair share program, led by Morag Gamble and the Permaculture Education Institute below. Please consider becoming a regular donor. It really does make a difference.

Our vision

Permaculture is a peaceful, hopeful, courageous and accessible way we can address current challenges — through a lens earth care, people care and fair share. The best way to share this is through locally-adapted permaculture education programs.

With your support, we can offer free permaculture education to thousands of refugees, women and children.

Local champions leading change

As a small, grassroots charity, we personally know each project and the local people behind them, and guarantee that all donations go directly to communities in need — truly making a positive difference.

Jenipher Nyange

Jenipher Nyange

Shisaba Water Resource Initiative (SHWARI), Kenya

Jenipher is a permaculture teacher, seamstress and passionate advocate for girls. She is working to end period poverty and teaching her community to grow nutritious organic food.


Bemeriki Bisimwa Dusabe

Bemeriki Bisimwa Dusabe

Rwamwanja Rural Foundation, Uganda

Bemeriki is an award-winning permaculture expert and Congolese refugee who is teaching people in Ugandan refugee settlements how to grow their own highly nutritious and medicinal organic mushrooms.


Latest news from our local leaders

The Ripple Effect – Uganda

The Ripple Effect – Uganda

In less than a year and in the middle of a global health crisis, Paulinho Muzaliwa Josaphat and a small team of refugee permaculture educators have...

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