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COLLABORATION IN PROGRESS: my company, Uplevel Solutions + @doworkorg + three brilliant French-speakers from the community. I will have so much more to announce soon. Suffice it to say...big things are happening at #UplevelSolutions

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dobetterbox. When is a t-shirt more than just a t-shirt? When it sparks a conversat

When is a t-shirt more than just a t-shirt? When it sparks a conversation that leads to lasting change. We use fashion as a template for progress, because fashion is ALWAYS political. From the clothes you wear to the ones you don’t, fashion can speak so much louder than hashtags.

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spikeball. Whether you’re on the red, blue or purple team, join us in trying to d

Whether you’re on the red, blue or purple team, join us in trying to do something about this epidemic. Learn more here: @momsdemand @everytown -Chris Ruder, CEO, Spikeball. Inc. #BusinessForGood #Pittsburgh

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surfridersandiego. We rally, we fight, WE WIN! Today the SD city council voted 6-3 to pas

We rally, we fight, WE WIN! Today the SD city council voted 6-3 to pass a ban on EPS foam (styrofoam) takeout containers & require that straws and plastic utensils be provided upon request only. This ordinance includes all restaurant and retail operations in the city of San Diego. ⠀ ⠀ This is a huge win for our ocean, waves and beaches. Our #riseaboveplastics volunteer policy team worked tirelessly with city officials, staff and a diverse coalition of organizations to make this ordinance a reality. ⠀ ⠀ Thank you to everyone who played a role in today's victory. To find out more about this ordinance and why we advocated for it, please click our link.in.bio. ⠀ ⠀ #sufridersandiego #surfridersd #breakfreefromplastic #plasticpollution #volunteer #civicsissexy #surfrider #businessforgood #fightthefoam #banthestraw #cleanwaterhealthybeaches #protectwhatyoulove #strawssuck #zerowaste #gogreen

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‘Social Storm’ So now I’m home safe from Hurricane Florence 🌪I’m reminded about the societal storm brewing 😟 on my doorstep here in the UK 🇬🇧 The good news is that social issues aren’t too grim to fix. With kind, clever, creative solutions we can tackle inequality. Check out @yearhere movement - applications are OPEN: http://bit.ly/2CwxbrJ (Link in my bio 👍) #Inspiration #SocEnt #SocialChange #storm #society #UK #London #change #positive #socialenterprise #business #nonprofit #charity #businessforgood #changemaker #good #dogood #yearhere @4lot

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kameachayne. Smiling looking ahead at 2019 because I’ve been so touched by the purp

Smiling looking ahead at 2019 because I’ve been so touched by the purpose-driven new year goals you shared in my last post.🤩 . @nihaonewyork plans to carve out more time for herself and blog more about conscious beauty and lifestyle. @ecochictribe will further work in her blog and her organic tee shop.🌿 . @Katie.rivers31 wants to run a vertical farm trail to help nearby communities access fresh produce they’re lacking or can’t afford. @stephanie_the_queen679 wants to volunteer 50+ hrs sharing sustainability practices and food waste prevention ideas.🌎 . @serenasmiled is leaving her corporate role behind while diving into her passion project to support small creative business owners. @sustaininglife will keep expanding her sustainable lifestyle blog and freelance work.🙌🏽 . @acts_of_random wants to grow personally, purposefully – getting involved with sustainable supply chains and wildlife conservation. @lorenegg will keep reducing plastic consumption and step towards working within sustainability.🌼 . @_prettyrikky_ is going to work on self-discovery and awareness. @risa_shey is an aspiring Artist wanting to master her craft while working on self-growth.👊🏼 . @ateacherwitharadlife as a teacher in a low socioeconomic area wants to lead by example in spreading more kindness. @beachygirl4 is about to graduate college specializing in marine biology and wanting to bring everything she’s working on together.💙 . @cantaloupe._.antelope is hoping to keep things in order after a year of changes while being there for herself and her siblings. @moon_angie is going to work on self-love, self-trust and mindfulness.🙏🏼 . (Read more in my last post @kameachayne!) . If you haven’t shared with me yet I’d love to hear–what passion project will you take on in 2019?🌸 . Reading about your goals and motivations is definitely inspiring me to begin reflecting on this past year while dreaming up the next. Thank you for your thoughtfulness and #greendreamer . [More info on our self-care and sustainability-oriented 2019 planners at www.greendreamer.com @greendreamerpodcast // pc @genkiphotos]

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rebbl. Hollywood actress & human rights activist @rubyrose joins REBBL in our

Hollywood actress & human rights activist @rubyrose joins REBBL in our mission to end human trafficking. • “REBBL is far more than a company or a brand, it’s a human rights movement, and I am humbled to play a role in this journey,” says Ruby Rose. • Through ethical, impact sourcing of organic ingredients, REBBL helps prevent human exploitation by empowering communities around the world so they are less vulnerable to trafficking. We also donate 2.5% of sales to the nonprofit @nfs, which works to protect people around the world from modern-day slavery [learn more, link in bio].

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BE KIND TO YOURSELF 🌸// 10 Qs you can ask every few months to help you plan out your goals/intentions for a balanced, whole, regenerative life.🌿✨ . 1.What will I do to daily/weekly to strengthen my social network and relationships? . 2.What will I do to nourish and strengthen my body? . 3.What will I do to practice mindfulness and gratitude? . 4.What will I do to help my mind and body rest and heal fully? . 5.What professional milestones do I want to reach in 3 months, 6 months, and 12 months? . 6.When stressful situations arise, what will I do or tell myself to stay resilient and/or regain motivation? . 7.What will I do to grow as an individual and deepen my knowledge/awareness of myself and the world? . 8.What will I do to be a force of good in my community? . 9.What will I do to support a healthier planet? . 10.What will I do to acknowledge myself and my hard work, and celebrate all that I’ve done / learned? . When planning out your goals, make sure they are S.M.A.R.T.–specific, measurable, actionable, relevant (to your values), and timed. For example, not “I want to work out more,” but something like: “By the end of the next 3 months, I want to run 30 minutes 4 times per week.” Not “I want to reduce single-use plastics,” but “By the end of 3 months, I want to be bringing my own water bottle every time I leave my front door.”💙 . Make them reasonably challenging, but doable. Then break them down into your monthly/weekly action steps to build up to that incrementally, lay them out as “to-do’s” in your weekly planners, and start crossing them off as you move forward!🙌🏽 . Just remember that it’ll be tough to do everything exactly as we plan or take on too many things at once, so always view it as a learning journey, prioritize, and be gracious with and kind to yourself.🦋 . P.S., Stoked to share that within 1 month, we supported the planting of 50,000 trees through Eden Reforestation Projects from our 2019 Planners. We have limited copies left (Lemon + Ocean will be gone soon) and they won’t be re-stocked. GreenDreamer.com/Planners for more info if they may be supportive of your 2019, and thank you for joining in and for being #greendreamer

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marketingredm. All profits from Sparrow House go towards healing victims. You can als

All profits from Sparrow House go towards healing victims. You can also show your support by purchasing! 🛍 Log on to www.sparrowhousebotanicals.com to see their collection! #businessforgood #nonprofit #fairtrade #redeemed #redm #marketwithpurpose

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ifeomaspage. It is amazing how these small nuts I am holding has the power to not j

It is amazing how these small nuts I am holding has the power to not just make a significant difference in enriching the people's skin but also enriching the lives of women. This is Shea Nut, the small but mighty nut that is extracted to give us Shea Butter- One of the world's most moisturizing butter. From handpicking the nuts from the wild, to sorting to milling to extracting the butter, the process of getting the butter from the nut is a laborious effort mostly done by clusters of women in rural villages who depend on this to make a living . Last year, we managed to order over 5,000kg of Shea Butter directly from the rural women group we work with in Tede, Oyo State. This Shea Butter is a major ingredient in our skinfood products and enables women like these earn better income from the work they do. As a social entrepreneur who started out by running a non-profit charity organization, I've discovered that what resource-poor women need is not aid or charity handouts! GIVING WORK AND ENGAGING THEM IN PRODUCTIVE & SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOOD IS SO MUCH MORE POWERFUL AND EMPOWERING TO ELEVATE THEIR QUALITY OF LIFE.- - - - This is one of the reasons why I started Omaness Skinfood about 21months ago, to use the ingredients we have locally to create tangible bodycare products, that creates opportunities, gives work and fuels income for women. Earning better income helps this women keep their children in school, put better food on the table, reduces maternal mortality (because of a rural poor woman can afford to eat right and go to the clinic to deliver her baby, she will) reduces child malnutrition and increases these women's chances to boost their local economies EVERY THING WE NEED TO LIFT OUR WOMEN OUT OF POVERTY IS ALREADY WITHIN US! And Every Purchase You Make From @omanessworld gives us the power to enrich the lives of hundreds and thousands of more women! Why Not Start Now? Visit @omanessworld to order products that'd enrich your skin and don't hesitate to tell a friend about us! . . . . . #sheabutter #empoweringwomen #enrichinglives #businessofskinfood #skinfoodmogul #businessforgood

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Today I’m very encouraged by the sharing of takeaway from the youth & the mentor volunteers. 😃 Patience, Focus & gaining awareness to recognize their own emotions, not allowing the negative feelings to take control but instead was able to calm down & do the right thing. I also witnessed the power of support & the spirit of not giving up. Wow, I’m so encouraged! 😃 This ministry is not only giving me the opportunity to mentor the youth but really for me to grow as a person too. To stretch myself in my capacity, creativity & leadership. Love all the volunteers who stepped forward to serve together😍 Tmrw, we have another team doing another artwork. I’m so looking forward to it. I’m already enjoying a purpose driven 2019😃 . . . . . #classlivingsg #inclusivity #upcycling #fabric #environmental #sustainability #socialimpact #change #transforminglives #environmentallyfriendly #craft #crafting #specialtalent #sgart #sgartist #specialartist #socialenterprise #businessforgood #socialcause #igsg #sgig #sg #artlovers #selftaughtartist

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amymaureenlynch. I’ll also be hosting a 30-minute live Babies, Business + Breakfast™ Mi

I’ll also be hosting a 30-minute live Babies, Business + Breakfast™ Mini Mastermind Qs FREE Webinar to go over the key points and any questions you may have for those who would prefer a bit more info: Access the upcoming FREE live webinar on Friday, January 25th 2019 at 10 a.m. (EST) that’s the same as Ottawa / Toronto / New York if you’re joining in from another timezone using the following link: https://zoom.us/j/3373116681 If there aren’t any questions sent in advance, I will still jump on live to do a recording (most likely with my baby since his nap/play/feeding times are unpredictable these days), explaining the reason why I have created this mini mastermind, what you can hope to get out of it and how it will all roll out this March to May! Once again, you can hop on to the live webinar: Friday, January 25th, 2019 at 10 a.m. (EST) Join Zoom Meeting: https://zoom.us/j/3373116681 Meeting ID: 337 311 6681 Dial by your location +1 646 558 8656 US (New York) +1 408 638 0968 US (San Jose) I also plan to share the recording of this webinar on the blog and mastermind landing page, if you can’t join us live! And if you would like to ask a question I haven’t covered in the FAQs, please get in touch with me with the details of your request via my website’s contact form: amymaureenlynch.com/contact. Sign up for the Babies, Business + Breakfast™ newsletter at bit.ly/BabiesBizBreakfast.

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laruchesaintgermain. 🔛 En cette rentrée La Ruche lance la seconde édition de son appel à p

🔛 En cette rentrée La Ruche lance la seconde édition de son appel à projet sur l’entrepreneuriat social des femmes dans la tech. Fondatrices de start-up tech à fort impact, postulez aux #Ambitieuses #Techforgood, avant le 17 février minuit ! #ess #concours #incubateur #entreprendre #entrepreneurlife #businessforgood

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getkey29. 📢 [WE NEED YOU] 📢

Bonjour à tous,

Comme vous le savez déjà, l'un d

📢 [WE NEED YOU] 📢 Bonjour à tous, Comme vous le savez déjà, l'un de nos piliers est la #solidarité! En effet, persuadés que ce sont les petits ruisseaux qui font les grandes rivières, nous reverserons chaque année 1% de notre chiffre d'affaire à des associations de protection des mals logés en France. Nous allons donc créer une "cagnotte solidaire" à laquelle nous souhaitons trouver un nom! Pour vous, quel serait le nom idéal??? On compte sur vous! 😉👍 #solidaire #startup #goodvibes #businessforgood #madinbzh #tousalouest #immobilier #alternative

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ADMIRATION⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ We admire anyone who is trying to make a change. Whether it be large or small. Making changes for good in the way they live, how they make their daily choices, how they are trying to change society, creating awareness or helping others. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ There are also lots of brands we admire over here on the grid. We couldn’t name them all, but we’ve tagged a few of our favourite businesses doing great things. Go on, give them a follow and support their missions. We’d also love to hear of more that you admire so, please tag away in the comments, we want to build a community of support 🙌 @ethicalhour @elvisandkresse @ToastAle @_thesoapco @frombabies @BeluWater #MeetTheChangemakerChallenge

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bfg.retail. Sparks are flying in the factory. The 2019 buzz has officially begun!

Sparks are flying in the factory. The 2019 buzz has officially begun! We can't wait to show you what's on the project board! - - - #bfgretail #businessforgood #retail #retailplanning #retailspaces #metalfabrication #metalplant #retailstands #pointofsale

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Just sayin’...😉 Here’s to all my self-starter biz friends out there! You go girl!!🔥🔥🔥 #justdoit #businessforgood 🌎 #friendssupportfriends #ladyboss #goodvibes #karma #ditchthetoxins

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We were thrilled to have @1percentftp feature Eco-Cycle in a special Q&A about Zero Waste with our Executive Director, Zan Jones. Want to learn more about the importance of zero waste and what you can do to incorporate zero waste into your life? Explore the Q&A to get some answers at the link in our bio! ♻️🎉 . . . #zerowaste #nonprofit #nonprofitrecycler #sustainable #reducewaste #zerowastemovement #businessforgood

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benefaction_nz. Great start to the day catching up with the legend of life @alex_reese

Great start to the day catching up with the legend of life @alex_reese7, Founder of @cricket_live_foundation 🏏 🇱🇰 🇮🇳 . . @gusharman and I were lucky enough to help out at Cricket Live in 2017. The Foundation uses cricket as a vehicle to educate and improve the lives of young kids in Sri Lanka and India. Hugely inspiring. Check them out www.cricketlivefoundation.org - James . . . #benefaction #impact #businessforgood #ethicalbusiness #bcorp #bethechange #businesswithpurpose #changemakers #socialgood #consciousconsumer #community #sustainable #embracethechange #causemarketing #csr #socialresponsibility #socialimpact #purpose #socialentrepreneurship

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actingup_singapore. 1 more day to \"Resurrection\", our youth mental health advocacy showcas

1 more day to "Resurrection", our youth mental health advocacy showcase! Here we are preparing for the bake sale. Enjoy baked goodies made by our youth as you watch the show! All proceeds go towards the advocacy work done by Unmasked. Thanks to "MaMa G" @gsayang for the space and for your great help! We are blessed to be surrounded by people who love and support us. Thanks also to @juggerjon and Tin, and @passaged for lending hands, feet and heart! . . We're nervous, we're excited but most of all, we're eager to meet you all at the showcase! Tickets at https://resurrectionunmasked.peatix.com/view . See you there! . . #actingup #actingupsingapore #socialenterprise #businessforgood #youth #youthatrisk #atriskyouth #youthmentalwellness #youthmentalhealth #mentalhealth #mentalhealthadvocacy #advocacy #mentalwellness #creativeartstherapy #creativearts #multimodality #multimodality #baking #resurrection

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A wonderful milestone for our supported start-up @AlchemyFoodtech as they launched their food-tech laboratory at NUS Enterprise@Singapore Science Park on 21 January! 🎊 The event was graced by Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Trade and Industry, Mr Chee Hong Tat. Guests were treated to a guided tour of the lab, as well as food samples containing Alchemy Foodtech's very own products 🌱 – 5ibrePlus and 5ibreGrain. Check out their journey and feature on Channel NewsAsia ➡️ link in bio! Co-founded by Alan Phua and Verleen Goh (an @nus.fst alumna) Alchemy Foodtech's proprietary ingredient blend adds fibre to food while serving to lower the glycaemic index (GI) of rice, bread and other carbohydrate foods without changing their taste and texture 🍚. It is an especially impactful innovation for people with diabetes, who often struggle to find healthier yet tasty options for their everyday food staples.

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stoneandvirtue. Dreaming about Singapore and the amazing @buy1give1 trip this past Jul

Dreaming about Singapore and the amazing @buy1give1 trip this past July. #rainydays and #colortherapy are great for daydreaming & #meditation. 🙏🏼 🍃 Check out our “impact” link on our website for a detailed review of how we are working together to impact the #SDGs with our #nonprofit partner B1G1..... 🍃 I can’t imagine a life without a focus on small, everyday choices that truly impact lives in our #globalcommunity. 🍃 Where is your next dreamy travel destination and what do you plan to do while there?! xx, Anna Lisa #stoneandvirtue #yourvoiceyourimpact #yvyi • • • • #wanderlust #singapore #impactmodel #businessforgood #sdgs2030 #travel #colorlove #daydreamer #sustainableliving #sustainablebusiness #dogood #impactmatters #impactthatmatters #sustainablebrand #sustainabletravel #nonprofitlove #nonprofits #liveyourvalues #votewithyourdollar

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Running the Monte Carlo from @gabrielcoffee this morning. My leaf is getting better 😬. One of my favourite milk based coffees this one. I enjoy it on the stronger side as a double shot or a piccolo. We featured this bad boy a few months ago. Read their story on our blog. Next dispatch for a mystery coffee pack is coming soon so get your order in. #sip4sip #likeawineclubonlycoffee #gabrielcoffee . . . . . . . #coffeetime #coffeesydney #sydneycoffee #sydneycoffeeculture #goldcoastbusiness #goldcoastcoffee #coffeeforgood #businessforgood

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Today was spent avoiding the things I ‘should’ do and instead making posters on canva... @canva is my absolute favourite design tool! . . #businessforgood #design #branding #freelance #freelancelife #businessdevelopment #professionaldevelopment #procastination #startups #entrepreneur #smallbusiness #highlandescape #highlands #scotland #canvalove

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leonorabeyou. B1G1 business for good come to Lithuania 🙌🏻looking forward to meet s

B1G1 business for good come to Lithuania 🙌🏻looking forward to meet same like minded people and make a better world together. The time is now 💪🏻February 15th meeting in Vilnius! More info: info@leonorabeyou.com #businessforgood #buy1give1 #conciousness #maketheworldabetterplace

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LOVE IS...loving yourself, loving each other, loving this beautiful planet we call home 💜👩🏾👩‍👩‍👧‍👧🌏 We had soooooo much fun at our workshop with @calamitytash at the amazing @thestudioadl space yesterday! So much learning & inspiration for our #loveistheonlylaw week. Watch this space 💜 Got any top tips on how we can be kinder to ourselves, each other and this beautiful planet and all its creatures? Share them with us in the comments below 💡💜

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So you want to make an impact on the world huh? . It all starts with you. Like Gandhi said, “Be the change you wish to see in the world”. When it comes to building a more sustainable society, there is a price of admission. It requires a pretty radical mindset shift. It’s really difficult to help other people when you’re wrapped up in your own drama of life. . So get right with yourself. Make peace with your past, maybe even your present. Get right with others. Have the tough conversations. Because once you clear enough of your own shit out of the way, you will automatically be drawn to thinking of how you can help move the world along. . . Then, give freely of your time to someone who might need it. Nursing homes, homeless shelters, a friend who is struggling, schools, etc. Have no doubt that once your mindset changes, the world around you will start to change. 🌿

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💷 BUY LESS, CHOOSE WELL 🌿⠀ .⠀ Today’s @ethicalhour Changemaker prompt is ‘Buy less, choose well’. (Actually it’s not, but after days of posting topics together & leapfrogging over some, I’m now jumping ahead. I’m more of a rule breaker than I thought!) ⠀ .⠀ Anyway, this one is close to my heart. I grew up in a house with an income that swung between modest &....considerably less-than-modest. For years the idea of spending a lot of money on clothing, or products, or possessions in general provoked angst & worry in me. It just wasn’t done. ⠀ .⠀ Maybe it’s getting older, maybe it’s learning more about our throwaway culture (maybe I’m channeling my Grandmother who rarely threw anything away!) but something finally shifted a few years back.⠀ .⠀ I’ve started to research brands more, read reviews, ask for recommendations. And (where needed) spend more in order to purchase quality items that last. And though I still get a little flutter of fear when I hand over my card or check out, I feel better about my choices long term because I know they are designed & made to last. .⠀ It helps that I don’t care for brief trends (more than happy to let cropped high-waisted flares & fuggly trainers pass me by! 🤣). ⠀ .⠀ And if I know the items I’m buying have been created ethically then that goes a long way too. This photo is of Tri Balm by my client @francesprescottskin (I was a customer way before working with them). It’s not cheap (£48) but I know it’s been produced in the UK, using locally sourced natural ingredients (helping local businesses & suppliers), and it’s certified cruelty-free which is essential to me. Also, it’s 3 in 1, so I don’t have to buy 3 products and it last for months! And that, for me, is money well #MeetTheChangemakerChallenge⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #BuyLessChooseWell #BuyOnceBuyWell #SlowFashion #IndependentBusiness #SlowFashionMovement #SlowFashionStyle #SlowLivingRevolution #EthicallyMade #CrueltyFreeBeautyProducts #VeganBeauty #EthicalMarketing #EthicalMarketer #PurposeDriven #BusinessForGood #EthicallyStylish #EthicallySourced #EthicallyProduced #CircularEconomy #ReduceReuseRecycle

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kiva.org. Eladio and his wife have brought up 15 children on their farm in Beliz

Eladio and his wife have brought up 15 children on their farm in Belize. 🌾 🌿 Visitors from around the world have visited since they started a sustainable tourism enterprise. Eladio says, “It’s lucky to meet my brothers and sisters around the world just through a little garden.” 🌎

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