El Eden

El Eden

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Matagalpa Department, Nicaragua

The Global Studio (now Fivedot) led a five week, immersive class in the Matagalpa region of Nicaragua. We worked with local tenant farmers to plan their new farm and village through a series of community exercises, games and workshops. The Global Studio provided community facilitation and leadership as well as technical expertise in sustainable development solutions. We returned to El Eden in 2007 and led a design/build training program to teach the community how to construct composting toilets. The design/build exercise produced two toilets in one week, and the community has gone on to build one for every family.

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