We are gearing up for the next macramé project competition! And this competition set for November 5. (A day that represents Edens birthday and also the Ecuadorian national holiday commemorating artisans.) It will also be the inauguration of the project headquarters for the Edens Rose Foundation known as Rosa Del Eden, the macramé project known […]
The Elba Gonzalez Community is also known as “the Invasion”. This community started with a few dozen families that had no means for procuring land in which to live. This small outcropping is now known as a refugee community but how that all came to be is what really defines the people in this village. […]
A little story of inspiration. Yesterday as we were doing the construction for the new infant center in the Elba, The water went out in the community and there was no way to continue mixing cement. The current construction is too small and on adequate for the needs of the community And I am trying […]
A and I went to meet with Carmen in the San Pedro community. We arrived a little early and I was impressed to see that there are already women from the community present. Normal things here have been on Ecuadorian time and so when people are punctual for a capacity building or training seminar it […]
The Eden’s Rose Foundation at the Groovelink 2013 Harvest Celebration.
This photo represents a seed of hope for me. The woman in the light blue shirt is Carmen. She works for a government ministry that deals with integrated health and wellness in rural areas. She is given no supplies, materials or financing and is only paid a basic salary. She is sent into the communities […]