The course includes lessons and training in the history of permaculture, permaculture design, passive cooling and heating, soil composition, composting, mulching, seedling care, food production, water conservation and management, rainwater catchment, erosion control, entrepreneurship, medicinal plants, and extensive soft skills training among other subjects. The training also included a three month internship at the Fumba Town Service Center (now PDC). During this internship topics were reinforced to a deeper extent on a practical level including, nursery management and seedling methodology, plant identification and uses, composting and soil building methodology, waste collection and usage, worm growing and cultivation, beekeeping, and “Community Soft Skill Practical Training” assisted by Voluntary Services Overseas (VSO).
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin - Jesuit priest and scientist
"The future belongs to those who give the next generation hope."